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Cirrhosis

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Edema set in now,
ankles and belly swollen—
the future past looks foul,
the self soon to be fallen.

Yet, the will lifts the feet,
and carries umpteen years
down the stairs to the street
for only ten more beers.
Then, the return, ascent—
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Topic(s) of this poem: alcoholism,death
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Margaret O Driscoll 24 February 2016
Sad, such an addiction
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