“The Wagon”. Alcoholic: The Dark Side.

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Your Town
Through Harold’s Lens:

Heaven to hell

Took my soul to hell
Alone
In the dark.

Hell to heaven

8,394 1/2 days
Rode the wagon
with soft friends.

Heaven back to hell

Only 1 beer
1 led to 2
2 led to 4
4 led to 8.

11:00 am

Team meeting
Straight talk
Messrs Grey Goose,
Crystal Head, Finlandia,
Stolichnaya, Absolut,
Smirnoff, Belvedere,
Skyy and Pinnacle.

No body odor
Made me feel good.

1
2
3

Discussion with wife.
4
Argument with wife.
5
Wife disgusted.
6
Daughter terrified.
7
Grandchildren scared.
8
Friends shuffled away.
9
One for the road.
10
Just a nightcap.
11
Messrs rolled across floor
Naked and empty.

Soul back in hell
Alone
In the dark.

Wagon left without me

Ring. Ring. Ring.
“Hello
Alcoholics Anonymous.
Can I help you?”

“My name is Mark.
I’m an alcoholic.”

“My Surprise”

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Belgium
Through Harold’s Lens:

Last night
Before our date.

You gave me a red rose
You kissed me tenderly.

You kneeled
You gently lifted my left hand

You looked into my eyes
You said “will you marry me?”

You slipped a diamond on my finger

Your eyes glistened
Tears rolled down my cheeks
I leaned and kissed you gently.

I whispered “yes!”

Today
Brunch in a Belgium Cafe
You savoring a delicious beer
I savoring you.

I dreamed of our life together

Our children
To be
Our home
To be

Our life values
Our education values
Our religious values
How we love to be with each other.

Our tenderness
Our touch.

Our care
Our concern.

Our love.

“In sickness and in health
Until death do us part”