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Sittin here drinkin
by Denise Edwards
Friday, June 24, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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An oldie but goodie I thought I'd put our here!

I'm sittin here drinkin
they say it will help me to forget
been drinkin all day
and I haven't  forgotten yet


I woke early this mornin
to the ringin of the phone
my baby called to tell me
he was never comin back home


So I'm sittin here drinkin
they say it will help me to forget
been drinkin all day
and I haven't forgotten yet


I saw baby this evenin
and asked if he was comin back
he said he was havin too much fun
to do a crazy thing like that!


That's why I'm sittin here drinkin
they tell me it will help me to forget
well, I been drinkin all day
and I haven't forgotten yet!


"Bartender!  pour me another drink!"

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Reviewed by Kisha Cowan (Reader) 8/23/2005
I love this poem. It reads with the same rhythm of a great Blues song. I love the repetition of the first, third and last stanzas.Once again, beautiful imagery. "Bartender! Pour me another drink!", was a wonderful way to end this poem.
Reviewed by Damaa -- 8/10/2005
I like your style.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/29/2005
Denise,

Flows like the likker you're drinkin to forget--a perfect country song!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 6/24/2005
"Set 'em up, How, I think I'll have another round." Rosemary Clooney or somebody like thast song. Good poem. Like it.
Reviewed by Daniel McTaggart 6/24/2005
Tell that bartender to stop putting water in your shot glass.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/24/2005
Yes this is a good one Denise and so true.

Felix
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 6/24/2005
This is one hell of a romp! My toes were tappin', head boppin'... i finally just went back for more and read it out loud. It's got a great beat and some dandy infectious rhyme.

Here, let me pour for you! (grin) As a humorist, myself, I'm always happy to show support for that category... very glad I did, with this. Good stuff! katy xox
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/24/2005
been there done that;-) good one Denise!

Eileen



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