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NaPoWriMo2017 - MERRILY WE GO - GloPoWriMo2017 - Day 10


Merrily We Go

A sweet natured drunk
he seduced her with signs
songs
and three stars

Alcoholically speaking
he pined over the memory of ash blonde
missing the mahogany heart that wanted him

She was sober
naïve
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
to Hell

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".

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