Smack Thompson

Rookie (February 14th,1971 / Athens Georgia)

Vicodin And Wine - Poem by Smack Thompson


You know
sometimes I think I'm still

afraid of you
and sometimes maybe I'm still in love with you

other times I sometimes still wake up with a dry mouth
and cold sweats
screaming your name

until my throat is so sore damn I swear I'm gonna bleed
gagging on those memories
those ghosts of bloody noses and broken mirrors
keep me up all night like alley cats
raping each other in the street
But I also think that ain't all


because after all these long and tired weather beaten years
when we both stopped looking like we
did when we were sixteen and got gray haired and bitter
I think we both know that
we can never really leave each other


That's why after all this time we can meet up

we can eat some stolen pills

chug a beer or two and finish off a warm bottle of wine

then talk about all those old hard knock times


we can sit together on your bed
and use
super glue
to patch up
dirty glass cuts you made all over your legs

Comments about Vicodin And Wine by Smack Thompson

  • (2/3/2012 8:53:00 PM)

    i think this just may be my favorite so far of yours.... (Report) Reply

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  • Sara Fielder (2/3/2012 8:48:00 AM)

    Why can't I write like this? Damn. (Report) Reply

  • Bulletcookie 2017 (1/27/2012 11:39:00 PM)

    The cats off to you sir! Wonders never cease in your words. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 26, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 8, 2012

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