Treasure Island

Brian 'Peza' Perrins

(18.7.50 / UK)

The alcoholic


With haggard face and sunken eyes
Skin tinged with yellow ain’t no surprise

The long lonely nights of drunken haze
A neglected marriage on mind it weighs

The resonating sound of indeterminable fear
Mind immersed in depths, shed a single tear

Haunted by nightmares and a lack of sleep
Life spiraling towards a place dark and deep


Copyright Brian Peza Perrins 2009

Submitted: Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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