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Okay, I'm Not a Good Drinker

Kenneth is a rural citizen of Hamilton, Ala., and has begun to observe life and certain things and people helping him to write about them.

Wrtier's note: this hub is NOT to condone or promote the use of ANY alcoholic beverage. Abusing alcohol is as addictive as nicotine found in cigarettes. So please leave these two chemicals be. Thanks, K.A.

Well, okay. so I'm not a good drinker.

I'm a man. I can kick like an NFL kicker.

I never meant to get into an ugly fight.

Or be thrown through the door glass and all

Okay, I'm not a good drinker.

But you must be patient right here

I will not lie, I've never drank beer

I was pure. But a woman kicked me for calling her dear.

Okay, I'm not a good drinker.

So, okay. Yell at me. I do not recall

My dear wife, my companion and friend

Until last night, I was buzzed; had no phone to call.

Back when my parents raised me, they did good

No, ma'am, their son was not with a head made of wood.

I went to school, toe'd the line and did what I could.

But when I took my first sip of cold beer . ..

I talked loudly to the crowd, and was mostly-misunderstood.

Okay, I'm not a good drinker. Call me liar if you please

I tell you this, I deserve this awful this hang-over

All the way down to my knees.

So remember . . .Okay, I'm not a good drinker.

Hours passed and the truth showed up in a bad way

I recall most-everything. I deserve to hurt this day.

I tried to scream the pain to get off and get away . . .

Okay, I'm not a good drinker.

Last night, yes, wife, let us talk about last night

A few buddies lied to me and said it would be fun.

No harm, no wild women, just dancing, no fights.

Then the buddies said for me do something named:

chug-a-lug with my mug of beer

12 beers later, I did not have one care.

Now I know that Okay, I'm not a good drinker.

© 2020 Kenneth Avery

Comments

Dale Anderson from The High Seas on October 18, 2020:

I have far too many friends that this applies too. Few of them can handle alcohol responsibly and they should probably give it up altogether if the truth be told.

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