He had stopped drinking looked remarkably well
his wife was proud of him less so his friend who
never saw him in the bar they sometimes met him
in the street but his manners was formal.
Promoted at work, bought a new car indeed his
wife was proud of him as were everyone in his family
They found him hanged in the shed his calm had
been a deep depression, he had everything to live so
why did he top himself? Not easy to say I think it was
because no one had asked him if he was happy how
he felt in this new life of sobriety which they all took
for granted and ignored his silence.
This role he had to play as a middle-class man in suit
was painful, he liked drinking it made him dream and
he wrote them down, but when he began the sober life
his wife threw his dreams into the fire.