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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

On Tenterhooks



I've learned something new
You taught me

On tenterhooks

Taut
Stretched
Suspended

This is how
I am feeling
Right now
This minute

Today

God, how I need a cigarette
Although I've quit
Trying with all my might
Not to fret
This solo on tiptoe
Will soon be a duet

And a bottle of wine
Yeah a whole bottle or two
Or a bucket of beer
Would be fine
But since it's 4:15 am
With racing mind
All I can do is stare
At this screen
Ignoring the glare

While I lay
On pins and needles
Wishing they were dull
As they poke and prod
My anxious skull

On tenterhooks

Yeah, that's where I'm at
Just one more day
Just one more
And then
I'm one happy
Putty tat


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