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the burn
from these hits
of jose cuervo
singes my tongue and
lights a fierce flame
from my throat to my gut

the lush scorching
rakes through
layers of aches
as it travels downward
into my many now-barren places

this delicious fire
feels so much sweeter
than the emptiness
that has rooted itself
within the ghostly remains
of my bruised chest

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love, romance, poetry, jose cuervo, pain, heartache, heartbreak, sadness, break up, loneliness

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Comments

  • greeneyedlady
    greeneyedladyalmost 2 years ago

    i understand this one, all too well….it’s a welcome distraction, and not a problem really, unless eventually you can’t feel anything without it…good to see you again, girl :)

  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehalmost 2 years ago

    This writing tingles the senses… I’m not a drinker though; had to google jose cuervo to fully understand, but after I did it has been all the more stimulating to read these words.

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooalmost 2 years ago

    emotive write

  • Rikki Woods
    Rikki Woodsalmost 2 years ago

    Heartfelt and strong. Nicely done.

  • Writers-Block
    Writers-Blockalmost 2 years ago

    A really scorching write ;)

  • RebeccaWeston
    RebeccaWestonalmost 2 years ago

    Very descriptive, nicely done – a great write XX

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  • MINDSET
    MINDSETalmost 2 years ago

    Deep, dimentioned, ithmus of desperation… could be ironic.

  • msdebbie
    msdebbiealmost 2 years ago

  • markhadafairday
    markhadafairdayover 1 year ago

    I know this feeling all to well. nicely written

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