survivors do hate themselves
liquid language of my rage
the knuckles, the nails tremble
swinging him a scythe, hanging,
chattering, vodka, codeine,
whiskey, beer, wine, mda,
pcp, speed, mescaline,
the nerve, the anger, the need.
can't you take it? on your knees,
kid, can you take it? blank-faced
back to work in the morning.
we an't no different. never
tell the funniest stories
yeah i tell her but i lie