Celebrating a Year

week 123 ~ knee deep in a martini

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knee deep in a martini
it’s going to be a long night
no one would ever blame me

to escape like Houdini
so many demons to fight
knee deep in a martini

I know it might sound cheesy
but I’ve done lots of things right
no one would ever blame me

though sometimes it’s hard to see
the upside around midnight
knee deep in a martini

waiting for recovery
from my now pitiful plight
no one would ever blame me

and drinking helps for really
nothing’s better in hindsight
knee deep in a martini
no one would ever blame me

Written by mairmusic

February 18, 2011 at 12:52 pm

Posted in February, villanelle

24 Responses

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  1. true, no one would ever blame you…

    super stunning imagery,
    Happy Rally.

    It is always a treat to have you.
    :)

    Jingle

    February 18, 2011 at 1:53 pm

  2. So enjoyed the photo and poem combination…the three tier reflection was great.

    slpmartin

    February 18, 2011 at 2:01 pm

    • Thanks, Charles! Reflection is often all we have to add interest to the dirty landscape of this winter.

      mairmusic

      February 18, 2011 at 2:30 pm

  3. We all need to be knee deep in a martini at times. “Drinking helps for really” its funny because its true. Really liked it.

    brain of betty

    February 18, 2011 at 5:30 pm

  4. Nicely done, but I fear it will give me a hangover. I won’t blame you.

    Mike Patrick

    February 18, 2011 at 6:01 pm

  5. wow! and what style is this they called mair? delicious! here’s my wk 38.. http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2010/09/30/i-cant-hold-it/

    fiveloaf

    February 19, 2011 at 12:42 am

  6. We are our own worse critics, sometimes not seeing the accomplishments performed. I can feel you! That is the reason i write, to get through life and not do something i may regret! Rock on!

    Paulo Guimaraes

    February 19, 2011 at 5:10 pm

  7. I have had more than my share of martinis at times. We have all been there. Then we get up and move on. Well done.

    Linda

    February 20, 2011 at 11:26 am

  8. Hang in there, I hear it gets better. :/

    lunawitch15

    February 21, 2011 at 8:52 pm

  9. hard to see the right after midnight…this has a playful seriousness to it…been a while since i was by and thought i would say hi…

    brian miller

    February 22, 2011 at 4:30 pm

  10. What a jovial piece yet the subject is dark. Well done! Here’s my week 38 entry: http://mysticmarleei.wordpress.com/2010/10/02/a-message-to-the-young-lady/

    Marlee-I Mystic

    February 23, 2011 at 9:55 am

  11. I lied: One more –
    Congrats on your award. Hugs!

    Jamie Dedes

    March 6, 2011 at 10:07 pm


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