falling

EMJE – Getting up from down

Quixotic Mama

learning to fly
means
sometimes
i fall
& even if i have
to sit
& catch my breath
what’s important
(nevermind what i do
while i’m down)
what’s important
is that
i get back up
again.

not to sound like a “hang in there kitty” poster….
and after i wrote this page i still suffered another day or two of the fall.
whiskey helped me make it through. i had not been able to get alcohol because i could not walk & neither of my fair weather friends were running out to the liquor store for me….
but!
i was able to crutch into the local festival foods & get a bottle of maple knob creek bourbon…i feel much better now. trust me, i’m too frugal to become an alcoholic, but like brick in cat on a hot tin roof, sometimes i need to hear that “click.” get that…

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