Treasure Island

Edwina Reizer

(12/22/1937 / LAKEWOOD, NJ)

Nothing Works


I stop and think
I need a drink
to quiet this head of mine.

I need to eat
something sweet
and leave my thoughts behind.

But drink and food
although good
is just another sign

that my busy brain
can't abstain
from writing another line.

Submitted: Thursday, September 12, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 13, 2013
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