One, two or five?
how many martinis 
should I have?
How many will it take
for this world to
I swim across the room
unsteady and heady
The captain of this rolling ship
can’t seem to keep steady
I switch to negroni 
laced with neat whiskey 
Aah! there it is!
The room turns lake
as I watch the world

©Vivian Zems

Paul hosts dVerse tonight with ‘drinking poems’. Bottoms Up!