"Ballad of a Wishful Drunk"
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I wish I was drunk all the time,
that fuzzy dimness sublime.
Alas, a sad non-drunk am I.
Sober and screaming at the sky.
Give me whiskey or beer,
Shit, I’ll take wine, my dear.
Sigh, how desperate am I.
H.M Jones is the author of B.R.A.G Medallion Honor and NIEA finalist book Monochrome, its prequel Fade to Blue, the Adela Darken Graphic Novellas, Al Ravien's Night, The Immortals series, and several short stories.