We Drank to be Free

By Boozemusings Co... 04/05/18

We Drank to Be Free

We Drank to Be Wild

To break down the protective barrier

To open our bodies and hearts and minds

We drank to connect with lovers

To connect with friends, to connect with family, to connect with ourselves

But drinking isolates and enslaves us

Those of us who drink with a singular passion

Those of us who become addicted

Slowly bit by bit

Year by year it wears us down

Becomes a ball and chain that we drag behind us

Our voices dulled by shame and doubt and insecurity

But it doesn't have to be that way

You can cut that chain

Whether your 20 or 30 or 60 you can take back your fire

Your fire may be soft and warm or it may be a raging inferno

but that fire can only grow if you stop wasting energy

on the drink/drunk/regret routine

Pour enough alcohol on your fire and it'll flash up in a fury than die quickly

Sober I AM a steady glow

a stable flame

and sometimes a raging inferno of creative energy

but I am NEVER extinguished

Today I will not drink.

Join Me!

Rekindle your flame

Find the voice you've lost

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