resized withdrawal

what was i thinking

i went back to drinking

and now i lay stinking

at home in my bed

tossing and turning

my stomach is churning

my fever is burning

i wish i was dead

been here for three days

as everyone prays

that i’ll change my ways

i really do too

there’s just nothing worse

than the alcohol curse

and i hope that this verse

is a warning to you

just breathe


i close my eyes

to meditate

and i breathe…

just breathe


i’m floating

on a winding

lazy river

in a wooded

valley of



and i breathe…

just breathe


occasionally i

catch a glimpse

of myself up

around a bend

i think to wave

but we both

know there is

peace of mind

to be had here

so we breathe…

just breathe