Hung Over

Come-to; the body is frayed,
And mind and vision are completely hazed

Nothing but the bitter taste of vomit –
An aura encloses and permeates a funk.
Perhaps it’s time to question whether you’re an alcoholic,
Or just an indisputably poor drunk

Undulating pulses pound the head
A heavy body, indicates the damage is widespread

The stomach can’t hold its own
A slightest aroma of food causes it to upturn.
Nothing left but this reached state to bemoan,
And uncontrollable desires that life would just adjourn

Acquaintances are many small groans of hate
As the insides slowly rehabilitate

Eyelids that forget to close all the way
Temporary photophobia adds to the dismay

The lesson here:
Everything with moderation; Nothing in excess.

© Luis Valencia


About luisydomonique

Poetry Year Long Project between Luis Valencia and the Brilliant, Beautiful, and Vivace Domonique Celeste Alcaraz.
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3 Responses to Hung Over

  1. Olivia says:

    A lesson we seldom keep in mind..
    Greetings, friend!!
    It is Monday, I sincerely invite you to join us for a Monday Poetry Potluck party, bring in 1 to 3 poem treats to share, and have fun tasting other poets treats.
    You will have 60 hours enjoying the fun.
    Hurry up, the more you share, the happier we are.
    Hope to see you in our party, hurry up, the earlier you are in, the more traffic you get…
    to link in, click on the link via this comment, then look at the blue link button at the end of the post, click on the button, have your poem link copy and pasted in the first box, then enter your name, at last your email address…let us know if you need help by leaving a comment under the same post…

  2. Jingle says:

    lovely work..

    powerful message…love the metaphor.

  3. Jingle says:

    welcome to Rally week 3o.
    Let me know if you are ready, thanks for the support.

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