Food of Life

Posted: August 4, 2021 in free verse, poem, poet, poetry, writing
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Here is one from 5 years ago. Perhaps means more now than then.

Food of Life

Here’s to you, sweet food of life
the struggle, the pain, the strife
blood fights won, blood fights lost
Rising from knees, at any cost
Here’s to you, you son of a bitch
One arm behind, rope’s half hitch
As hard as you tried, to tie the knot
you’re not as tough, as once thought
Thrown brown bottles and broken glass
I’ve dodged your throw and kicked your ass

OC

Comments
  1. Yes, it DOES mean more now than then. It gives me encouragement and helps me feel braver.
    Thanks, OC!
    (((HUGS))) to The Gang

    Liked by 1 person

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