A Quiet Night Down At The Pub



With a delicious cool look I shatter
a pint glass in your awkwardly shaped face.
Vodka laced with a hint of strong lager
flies everywhere as this manic laughter
tickling the back of my phlegm covered throat
spills onto the king of clubs and his men.
I pick up an ashtray; soaked now with booze,
and jam it in the corner of your eye,
what a wonderful expression that bleeds,
such a surprised look running down your cheek.
 
With a deranged twitch fashionably pinned
to my insanity's dark blue lapel
I move in closer and bite off your nose
before calmly returning to my chair.
Comfortable silence is abandoned
as screams from onlookers and shouts of hate
roam the decor with passionate fancy.
I light up a cigarette with red hands.
"I'm telling you once more, that was not snap!"
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Submitted on June 04, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme ABAACDEFGH IJKLMNOPQ
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 760
Words 142
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 20

Ian Sawicki

Ian Sawicki has been writing poetry for over twenty years. He is a Manchester born poet, who has dedicated his life to exploration and composition of poetry. His work reflects the many great influential experiences of his life, the pain, the pleasure combined to create new exciting poetry. If anyone is interested in my books then please visit my lulu storefront. All artwork on these books is by my own hand. http://stores.lulu.com/chasingtheday more…

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