Matthew Holloway

Freshman - 605 Points (10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

A Bottle Of Wine And A Broken Heart - Poem by Matthew Holloway

When will this soothe
Help me to forget the night
Slip me into some numbness
That I am no more remembering
The sorrow of my piteous heart
To often had I chanced it
Always without reward
That little remains intact
That which stains my memory
I look to wash away
To drown in a bottle of wine
The last escape I know
Sat waiting for it to take effect
To grant me some salvation
It persists in granting me this
Will not let the numbness begin
So all I have for company each night
Is a bottle of wine and a broken heart


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, August 8, 2011


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