Alicia Young

hell-on-heels-final-revision

given enough bourbon and a decent suit
.
.
i could hurt myself with you
given enough bourbon
and a decent suit city lights
drawing down the moon
on a properly placed back in time
saturday night if you didn’t remind so damned much
of my first husbandback then i could claim being 16
a ran away to the real world too soon
starry eyed twat
with straight A’s
and no street smarts
unable to discern the difference
between a pedophile and a suitori’m a daily communicant with that mistake

no, baby, lesson learned
you’re a used car lot wearing armani shoes
a lizard brain
in a gold chain
forked tongue slipping past
your greasy lips
you smell like turpentine
and unpaid child support

(C)aayoung | January 4, 2014

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2 comments

  1. lkthayer · January 5, 2014

    Alicia, you straight up slay me!

  2. maryrosesmyth · January 5, 2014

    A scorcher! Way to go!

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