Pass Me That Knife

like a poisonous chemical
it can kill the body
it also kills everything
that is around it
its destructive nature
makes it a weapon
but it is accepted in society
encouraged even
drink up

alcoholism left unchecked
is just suicide with a butter knife


Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – chemical

5 thoughts on “Pass Me That Knife”

    1. Thanks, the best analogy I heard once about how much one alcoholic can effect those around him is like how many thing get touched by the water from a wet dog shaking it off… it goes everywhere.

      1. I am sorry you can relate… it is a terribly difficult thing to be in any kind of a relationship with an alcoholic. But we have made it through and are stronger in a sense because of it. (((HUGS)))

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