Straw

I need a drink
To write;
But I hate to write
Once I’m drunk,
Because
Once I’m drunk
I just want to drink,
Drink,
Drink,
And not write.

Because
When I write,
I don’t have a free hand to drink…

Which is fucked.

Maybe I need a straw.

Published by lou rasmus

Lou Rasmus is an independent author from Chicago, IL. His works are largely focused on exploring the meaning of life – or lack thereof – while the themes of love, relationships, and self-loathing are also central to many of his stories. His upcoming novel, Primrose Isle, will be his third self-published title. Grapefruit Juice, a collection of bitter poems and short stories, and DEAD RED FISH, his semi-autobiographical debut novel about a young man coming to age on a road trip with his childhood friends, are also available on Amazon.

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