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Footnote at A Sanitarium

written by: James Gabriel



once dried out
now drunk
he fell
into the pool
at the sanitarium
while undergoing
treatment to cure
his alcoholism

too drunk
to swim
he drowned
now gossip
that the residents
talk over
while sunbathing

his ex-wife
marries an actor
of note
his demise
now a footnote
to a biography

James Gabriel

James Gabriel

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. James Gabriel is new to poetry. Inspired by the small moments in life that add up to who we are as people.
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