Just Doesn’t Work


Proverbs 20:1

Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise.



I can understand if you’ve ever felt so bad

that you had a beer with breakfast just so you wouldn’t go mad

I can understand waking up and feeling so low

that you needed to be medicated just so you could go

Your feet his the floor and before you even begin

the day hits you square in the face and reality sets in

Hopelessness seizes you by the throat

and you know there’s no way you can stay afloat

So you reach for the only thing that puts things in perspective

and for a few minutes you have a peaceful directive


I speak not as one who shares this affliction

and though I do not I still know addiction

And whether mental chemical or however you attack

your troubles can’t be buried they’ll always come back

Just telling the truth even if I’m a jerk

Cause peace through alcohol just doesn’t work