Compulsive

the first cool drink sticks a bit

in the throat where memories are smoother

the second and third go down considerably better

time is inconsequential, the environment softens

feel like singing, talking, playing, mixing, dancing

recollections fade

fitful sleep

waking pain

repeat

Published by James Calore

James Calore, a freelance writer was born in Philadelphia and raised in Southern New Jersey, where he currently resides in the midst of the Pine Barrens with his wife, Linda, and their pet boxer, Tyson.

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