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Breathe In

December 7, 2009
By Amanda_Reckonwith SILVER, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Amanda_Reckonwith SILVER, Kenosha, Wisconsin
5 articles 10 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother.

Inhale the stale city air
And return bated breath to the sky
Light a disease, lick the addiction, and love the high
As you ingest your deathly fate
Spiraling away from pursed yellowed lips, smoky gray
Curling its fingers lovingly around the macabre ambience
Bring on death, destruction, disease
If only on a small scale
Beat death and live continuously inhaling and exhaling
The poison of the world.
Cry when it’s too late,
When your body has given up
and no one can save your sickened soul.


The author's comments:
On paper, the words followed the profile of a person, with the final line wispy and leaving the lips, symbolizing smoke.

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on Mar. 25 2010 at 8:25 am
NeverCaredForKool-Aid GOLD, Elkridge, Maryland
13 articles 0 photos 531 comments

Favorite Quote:
I don't believe in hell but I believe in my parent's couch-- Watsky

Loved the words, everything was as light and flowy and wispy as smoke- and no breaks in your rushing-water flow.

it was good