Phantom

Thomas W Case



Drinking has been an exercise in
lunacy and sorrow,
like jumping off of a cliff,
for tomorrow's dead dreams.
The fruit of the vine should
be sweet and sentimental,
like Mamas and milky moonlight.
With a fistful of memories and
a soul full of pain,
I try it all again.

  • Author: Thomas W Case (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: January 28th, 2024 12:57
  • Comment from author about the poem: The picture is taken at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Duke Ellington once played that piano. Check out my book, Seedy Town Blues Collected Poems on Amazon.com
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Comments5

  • Teddy.15

    The best medicine is that in which keeps us alive and interested. 💜 I adore this dear Thomas.

  • Bella Shepard

    Such incredible reflection, that culminates with four perfect lines. Bittersweet and beautiful!

  • Tom Dylan

    Another great poem, Thomas.

  • John

    I know that journey well too mate, really well written, good photo too
    I'm planning on getting your book, you still have your other two available somewhere, especially the artichoke one?

    • Thomas W Case

      I will soon, I'm going to republish them. Thank you, John.

      • John

        Cool...look forward to it, so best to buy your latest one on Amazon?

      • 1 more comment

      • Introverted Sage

        Our ups and downs add colour to our story.
        Good write!



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