“Barflies Reunion – Missed” Tanka 495


A barflies ‘union

twenty years past – ‘will be fun!’

Naww…it really won’t:

 

Maudlin? Maybe. False-flags? Yup:

‘sides, I’m two-beer and done now!*

 

*(I have much better uses for good hootch or a few porters or ales than to stand ’round ‘membering bad lies and old hurts, or worse – new-woven  dreams.  Besides, the fun ones now are dead and the rest rumies all – none (I!) excepted.  Originally, the last line was “Stupid-fun ones dead – rest rummies!”

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