A Tonic for the New Year

Quickly’s Winter Doldrums

How about a prompt? Write a toast.
Write a poem about drinking.
Use the Thin Man photo, find some chotchkie or expression or symbol.


The Christmas tree is leaning

ready to be taken down

heading toward the floor

like a tumbling clown.

Say good-riddence to last year

and welcome the new one in

if it isn’t pleasing at least we’ll

be plastered on cups of gin.



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5 responses to “A Tonic for the New Year

  1. I prefer this Italian drink called Lemochello.
    Too sweet for some, but boy does it pack a punch when you’re not looking!

    Thanks for stopping by my post on the prompt.


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