Cigarette Smoke

January 17, 2010
i smell cigarette smoke.
it's a town filled with common folk
the old man on the sidewalk tells the same old joke.
the sun came in and was the alarm to which i woke.

i think i'm gonna choke,
no, i mean we're all gonna choke
as you sit their talking bull**** drinking your rum and coke.
it's all anorexic bit**es and alcoholic moms,
a bunch of teenage girls singing overplayed songs.
dads who don't come home and
boyfriends who take it easy,
girls who beat up another just for acting kind of sleazy.

the homeless man plays guitar for a dollar in his pocket,
the guarded woman who slams the door and never forgets to lock it.

i see blind kids
i see starving kids
i see orphaned kids and
Mormon kids.
they follow their parents footsteps
it's a peak into the future
look into the crystal ball
ask for the fortune teller's call,
all you'll see is everyone crying and regretting as they fall.

let's all get high and think of the reason why
let's look at the sky and take a hit as a car drives by
let's all go f*** each other just to feel connected
let's all go commit suicide just to see what happens when we're dead.

not me, not me

what teacher will teach of what hasn't been learned?
do we recite from those that claim wisdom that is not earned?
do we all start the fire knowing we'll eventually be burned?

i see straight A students snorting coke before their AP classes
girls sucking face of boys tweakin' with their black sunglasses
i see boys hitting girls and slapping their a**es
i see the planet slowly dying from all these chemical gases.

raise your hand,
justify your selfishness.
it's all just a race to see who can make the biggest mess.
you'll never confess,
so i'll take a guess.
let's see if i hurt you,
will you love me any less?

we'll all go in thinking we're all gonna lose.
we'll all go in thinking there's no one to chose.
it's no longer amusing,
the grass stains are getting darker,
you fall again as you reach the final marker...


dye your hair dark.
watch the trees at the park begin to shed their bark.
it's like a hide and seek game,
ready or not?
here i come.

you said it again.
and again, and again, and again, and again.

till you found me,
hidden in the trees.
behind the sandbox where the grass came up to my knees.

your voice,
i still here it

you smelled of cigarette smoke
in the town of all the common folk.
i think i'm gonna choke
no,
we're all gonna choke.
it's all become a joke,
a story to tell while you drink your rum and coke.
let's all be hypocrites and smoke while we joke and bull**** and continue to choke.

not me, not me,

you're gonna die from all this smoke,
yeah, you're gonna continue to choke.
it's the end of the line
and while you sit and you laugh and say you're fine,
you'll see the sun has discontinued to shine.
you keep asking God to give you a sign,
never said what you meant while you were sipping your wine.

so take a drag and smoke,
you hypocritical joke.
you're gonna choke
yeah, you,
we're all gonna choke.





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Powd3er said...
Jan. 25, 2010 at 2:22 pm
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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