Clare McWilliams Poems
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Drinking And Writing Date Written 03/02/2008
Why do i drink, because I'm a writer?
Because I need a good haze in which to find
The fuzzy ponderings of my scattered mind.
Why do I write, because I'm a drinker?
Because I need a fuzzy mind to dull the insanity
Of alliteration overload in my frontal lobe.
Which came first, the drinking or the writing?
As a child I was drunk on the experience of all
Life had to offer, not yet sullied by adult perspective.
I wrote then, small and true, and my words disturbed
The tall god-like beings of my tiny world.
So i sobered up, got with the ...
Fear is in us all, of a life not worth lived...
Of a love not worth loved.
Regrets of actions uncarried out.
Pining for a love that has not been lost,
By the winds of change..
The weather of life...
The bane of experience..
The longing for a time never to return.