Hard Edges

By Scott   

I knock back another beer
Place two small white pills on
my tongue

Washing them down with another
beer, I wait

I sink another beer and I feel it
the hard edges start to soften
my whole body warms

I feel good
but I know
next time it won't be enough

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It came to mind quickly after a night I had been drinking and needed something else to relax after a tough day. I realised I was already on a path I didn't want to be on.