Eric Cockrell


Be Drunk With Living! - Poem by Eric Cockrell

drink the cup till it's gone,
take off your clothes,
embrace the darkness!
dance barefoot on the embers.
cut your finger, and bleed!
step from the nest,
open the door and walk outside.
leave your treasures behind.
set sail without a destination.
never pray with words,
love without hesitation...
breathe in the dust and the grime,
be drunk with living!


Comments about Be Drunk With Living! by Eric Cockrell

  • (8/23/2012 7:47:00 PM)


    Awesome words! Reminds me of one of my favorite real-life characters from the 1930's, Everret Ruess, called by many (and himself) a Vagabond for Beauty, he once wrote he was roaring drunk with the love of livings great beauty! Your words are indeed living, and beautiful. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/22/2012 12:59:00 PM)


    I love this and all is stands for, yes we should remember to live and not just scrape by.... (Report) Reply

  • (8/22/2012 12:20:00 PM)


    Like it, some people sometimes tend to forget about
    living, a great poem.
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 22, 2012



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