Poetry, Society

Power of the Inebriated

Glimmering smiles,

Laughter cherished,

Ardent love for humanity.

Her presence enriched all,

and yet…

the Power,

the Power of the inebriated

and the reckless…

Tragically ripped her away

from this terrene world.

In memory of Taylor Marie.

Written in 2008, first published on Medium in 2018

Copyright © 2008 Alicia Rust

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