Just a reminder that the Wednesday Night Regular launch party is one week from tonight. I’ll be signing books and reading a few poems. Here’s another one from the book.

Illustration by Tammy Atkinson of Atkinson Creations


One glass and I feel fog glow on my skin
Two and words flow like spring rain
Three and they pour brilliant
But not in the right order
More and I drown in the flood

Somewhere between two and three
Is where I want to stay
But my Merlot muse is unreliable
Sometimes two is enough
Especially with a beauty on my arm
But alone requires more
And more every night

Like walking a windy tightrope
Trying to find the balance
Between saving and spending
Abstinence and addiction
Truth and beauty

And the only way not to fall
Is to drop

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