Reyvrex Questor Reyes

A Drunken Sonnet

When in my lowest stock of wine and praise,
I just content myself with this cheap beer
And wish in some hotel I with my raise,
In yuletide, enjoying a good cheer;
But most I get from work that I contend
Is reprimand from bossy chief and staff,
And scorn from lady love whom I pretend
To have, when all I get from her is chaff;
And thinking of this love, this love of fools,
That no angel finds worthy of a cent,
Or else, meagerly priced as would cheap wools,
I wonder how my glossy life have went;
.... Seeing her face, and hearing her tirade,
.... I might with bandits give my life to trade.

Submitted: Monday, February 20, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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  • Ed Nigma (1/29/2014 9:48:00 AM)

    lol this is a good poem and it has a underlying humor to it that pops out throughout. Makes a lot of sense. I like it! =) (Report) Reply

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