Discussion in 'Poet's Corner' started by FoundAndLost1, Nov 26, 2006.

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  1. It’s my crutch
    and without it
    I cannot stand
    Jesus said
    “Take up your bed and walk.
    You are healed through your faith”
    But I have no faith left
    I’ve used it all
    Born, gleaned,
    begged, borrowed, or stolen
    I drink because there’s nothing left to do
    Nothing left to do
    Miracles have happened
    I’ve seen some
    But what remedy is there
    for recurring nightmares
    daily in my life,
    taking the place
    of holy witness
    who once said “Yes!”,
    with open heart, mind, eyes;
    all closed now ~

    So… I’ve confessed
    and maybe I can take my rest…
    but not without drink,
    I’m sorry…
    Not without drink
    Such a state I
    wouldn’t wish on anyone,
    driven to describe
    the frailty of my humanity,
    as just one,
    who’s testified

  2. theleastofthese

    theleastofthese SF Friend Staff Alumni

    Gawd, how very powerful!!!:eek:hmy: :eek:hmy: You are so skilled at describing your worst feelings - a positive about a negative.:blink: I can't make your feelings or your dependence on alcohol go away, but I can love you and be your friend!:smile: :smile:


  3. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Member Safety & Support SF Supporter

    amazing :heart:
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