Honestly

Why do we confess
to our local bartender?

Is it they were the only shoulder
when others were too cold to cry on?

Are we the drunken lost
searching for a sober shepherd?

Is it because they lock away secrets
like our parents’ liquor cabinet?

Maybe that is why
we call them barkeep?

Chuck Harp can be followed on Twitter @chuckharpwriter. Visit their website here: ww.chuckharp.com

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