Benylin

Benylin short poem

Uploaded by Andrew H Hems

I took a good few
Viscous glugs, that
Night. My mother’s breakdown
Was getting to me and

My pity was destroying
Me from the intestines, up.
Couldn’t be Christian guilt,
Surely? But I felt good again –

Her wringing hands and fastly
Morphing quirks, fading into
A drunken cortex and my troubles,
Sleeping at my feet. She walked

As I staggered along the old
Hedon Road to see Dad, at work or,
Perhaps to ‘catch him out’ but
He wasn’t there anyway.

Maybe he knew we were coming.

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I have a few talents at any given moment, so I tend to go off on a tangent.  Music, photography and poetry are my main loves, as well as my lady of course x
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Rebecca Lyle
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Sadly sweet write of emotions for a Father and Mother. Nice job.

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