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Sobriety for Sale
aforbing

Your innermost demons
 1
shared in silence
 2
purchase more intimacy
 3
than any hook-up
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could ever provide.
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In fact, I'm quite certain
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that I'm no longer in the market
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for false fantasies or feigned
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closeness at the expense
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of my sanity.
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Clarity is expensive!
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Yet, in the end, it's an emotional
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savings beyond measure--
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priceless merchandise
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I could never afford before.
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I'm finally worthy of a top-shelf life,
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but instead of a bottle, this new product
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will have a decidedly different dwelling.
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I've redeemed my coupon on a happiness
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that comes in quite another sort of packaging.
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My surrender has earned me
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rights to a discount ticket--
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a place so exclusive,
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a trip so intense, that only a select
 24
few can afford the costly fare.
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I've clambered the steps one day at a time...
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to an all-expense-paid journey
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to Recovery Resort,
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where healing is a decision and
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checking out is a choice.
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12 Aug 09


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You know what they say in the program...   You're only as sick as your secrets.
Also, the definition of sanity is:  "Doing the same thing over and over and expecting the same results."
 — aforbing

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