Shen Lap.

Rookie (Jan-09-1990 / SXM)

Oh Alcohol - Poem by Shen Lap.

what's this hold you have on me,
Oh Alcohol, why can't you let me be.
you always know when I'm in need,
Oh Alcohol, I never want to put you down not even to breathe.

I'm never sober not one minute of the day,
Oh Alcohol, everybody keeps telling you're not the way.
I am 17 years of age
and already I've become your slave.

So it's time to put the bottle down
I need to stay firm and stand my ground.
Oh vodka, this is the last you'll see of me,
you already took my father and you won't take me.

Alcohol, Oh Alcohol,
I'm setting myself free....

Comments about Oh Alcohol by Shen Lap.

  • Brian Jani (5/26/2014 9:00:00 AM)

    Shen lap what a cleverly written poem (Report) Reply

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  • (2/28/2010 10:43:00 PM)

    my dads an alcoholic but im not im only 15 but ur poem moved me....thanks (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 28, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, March 25, 2011

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