Merrily We Go
A sweet natured drunk
he seduced her with signs
and three stars
he pined over the memory of ash blonde
missing the mahogany heart that wanted him
She was sober
falling for the man he almost was
Brought together on a balcony
with marriage they opened a bottle so deep
they’d have to swim up
April 10, 2017
Image is of Sylvia Sydney and Fredric March in "Merrily We Go To Hell", image of unknown origin, used without permission, with no credit taken, no profit made, and no offense intended.
Fun facts on Sylvia Sydney: she played Juno, the dead, cigarette-smoking old lady with the slit throat in "Beetlejuice" and the yodel loving grandma in "Mars Attacks".