spinnin’ the greatest hits from the barflypoet yesterday and today!
her regrets overflow
more than her pours.
pleas for another round
drown out her own.
her pain as subtle
as the oak on my tongue.
stain the coasters.
she hopes i am blind
to the sediment in the glass.
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…poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars …
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