Vices

By CryMeaRiver

The first cigarette of the day is my favorite
the dizzying numbness of a morning buzz
forcing my body to the ground 
sticking there, like my backside 
has been lathered in gorrilla glue 
thick as leather, molasses 

I want to stay on the ground 
cushioned by my beautifully cheap walmart rugs 
In this big old house 
where my appartment is this small room 
with a big door
 
and I feel safe

under the blue and white quilt I stole 
from my grandmothers 
its soft smell, soothes me to serenity
when the outside world convulses me 
into mania 

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Copyright 2019 CryMeaRiver
Published on Friday, October 18, 2019.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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