What Is?

If I'm going to be a poet,
now's my chance,
two beers, two scotches,
and one more at the starting gate
makes this the perfect time to be
    human
    and honest
    and blunt
about
    life
    and pain
    and horror
ah,
fuck it all anyway,
I think I'll have another beer.

 



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