Barry Middleton

A Shot Of Rum - Poem by Barry Middleton

pour me a shot of rum
before I leave this place

so I may have the strength
for destiny's embrace

I know I must depart
still I would rather stay

but I am past the hope
that I had yesterday

pour me a shot of rum
before the bitter end

and please hand me the jug
I just may find a friend

Topic(s) of this poem: afterlife, alcohol, death

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 30, 2016

Poem Edited: Monday, September 19, 2016

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