Poetry

Redemption

1. Contemplation It’s the alcohol that makes me white the magic of intoxication suits my dreaming fine takes away the memory I want to be civilized. The harder I drink the whiter I get O how I want to imbibe like a gentleman get home to the wife every night. Working hard for the man kids don’t want to go to school up at dawn every morning might stay home on welfare  do a course—certificate IV  teaching something white and airy. I want God to make me white and rich and fat next week we get royalties as well as welfare…

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