Inevitable Death

May 7, 2012
By RimbaudFan BRONZE, Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
RimbaudFan BRONZE, Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"It was no longer enough to be one person. I decided to be everyone." --Arthur Rimbaud
"The only unbearable thing is that nothing is unbearable." --Rimbaud

“Daddy could we go out to dinner?” I ask.
“No money.” He replies.
“Dad could you come watch a movie?” I inquire.
“No time.” He replies.
“Want to come smoke a cigarette with me?” SHE asks.
“Sure darling.” He replies.
And they walk to the porch and stand there,
And smoking
And having a fine time.
What is it about his new wife I will never know.
What it is about a cigarette that is more appealing than me
I will never understand.
But he always seems to find time for that.
To emulate in his detestable,
Destructive habit.
Plenty of time for breeding his inevitable death.
Why he continues through my constant pleading
I do not know.
“Daddy could you answer me?” I ask.
“…” And I get no reply.

The author's comments:
My dad has started smoking since he got remarried and I do not approve. He has also started having problems with poverty and has no time to do much of anything due to his new work schedule.

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