Cigarettes MAG

January 23, 2010
By Anonymous

The cigarette burns your fingers
So you let it go, let it drop to the floor
Like you've let down everyone and everything
Else around you

You blow away the last puff of shadowy smoke
That you will ever have to face again
Yet, by throwing away this brief relief
You know you will have to face another type of darkness

These cigarettes are yours, not mine
I can't help stealing these appealing sins
You used to enjoy with me
Their smell reminds me of you

The hurt comes back fast, of course
You can always find comfort again
By lighting another sweet salvation
Yet you cannot refuse to look past the smoke forever

They tell you it will kill you
A purgatory of insanity and incomprehension
A loveless life without you

These cigarettes are yours, not mine
I can't help stealing these appealing sins
You used to enjoy with me
Their smell reminds me of you

If I quit right now, right here
Would you come back to me?
If I look past the smoke
Will you give me a second chance?
If I hold on and burn my fingers
Will you forgive my past mistakes?
If I sweep the ashes away
Will I deserve you once again?

These cigarettes are yours, not mine
I can't help stealing these appealing sins
You used to enjoy with me
Their smell reminds me of you



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on Apr. 21 2014 at 12:33 pm
demonkittyx_o BRONZE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
2 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Tomorrow is another day." -Gone With The Wind.

LOVE this frankly. I do smoke, I picked up the habbit under stress when I was young, though now I don't care about quiting, I do love this, Great Job!

on Sep. 18 2012 at 7:54 pm
satellite23 GOLD, Cincinnati, Ohio
14 articles 0 photos 100 comments

Favorite Quote:
Prove it.

Awesome job! This song had an original theme. I don't know if you've ever heard it, but Fort Minor has a song called Cigarettes.

villain123 said...
on Aug. 28 2012 at 2:19 pm
villain123, Bridgewater, New Jersey
0 articles 0 photos 41 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'm okay with war as long as nobody gets hurt."

I'm glad there's someone in the lyrics section who isn't making an angsty love song.

jlb1993 SILVER said...
on May. 4 2012 at 7:24 pm
jlb1993 SILVER, La Chapelle Aux Lys, Other
9 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We're the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war... our Great Depression is our lives." - Chuck Palahnuik

Nice song, though I am a smoker and I love smoking.

tori1234 said...
on Nov. 3 2011 at 9:19 am
i love the way u think and your pic are off the chain...

on Jul. 16 2011 at 1:55 pm
NatalieAtLast BRONZE, Chatsworth, California
1 article 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"When we die, let us not discover we never lived"

I completely understand the feelings behind these lyrics. Absolutely brilliant.

on Jun. 2 2011 at 10:54 pm
raindropsondaisies SILVER, Peyton, Colorado
7 articles 1 photo 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When you look back you will not regret what you did do; you will regret what you did not do."

I felt a connection witht he lyrics. What powerul words! can't wait to read more of your work. (:

on Jun. 2 2011 at 10:36 am
RemyMarin BRONZE, Mansfield, Connecticut
4 articles 1 photo 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You really should read more books. You know, those things that look like blocks, but come open on one side."
"I only write when i'm inspired, and I make sure i'm inspired at 9 o'clock every morning."
-Peter DeVries

This song is really good! I think it is alot better than most of the popular stuff on the radio today!

Anupama BRONZE said...
on Apr. 12 2011 at 10:44 pm
Anupama BRONZE, Mumbai, Other
3 articles 3 photos 12 comments
This poem is so deep. It makes me wonder sometimes how smokers can see romance in something so sinful. Its a creative delight. Kudos!

Louis GOLD said...
on Mar. 28 2011 at 2:25 pm
Louis GOLD, Paris, Other
17 articles 0 photos 55 comments

Favorite Quote:
Too much isn't enough.

Absolutely! I'm actually preparing an Ep right now! Hopefully we'll be working with these lyrics soon!

on Mar. 28 2011 at 1:41 pm
Anasunny SILVER, Florissant, Missouri
5 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
Ours is not to reason why, ours is but to do or die.
~ Charge of the Light Brigade, Alfred Lord Tennyson

Wow, powerful... are you thinking of putting this to music?

on Mar. 28 2011 at 7:41 am
bigwillie15 BRONZE, Middletown, New York
2 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
How ya doin??

what's wrong with ciggarettes?? o.O

 


Louis GOLD said...
on Sep. 14 2010 at 12:22 pm
Louis GOLD, Paris, Other
17 articles 0 photos 55 comments

Favorite Quote:
Too much isn't enough.

Thank you so much, i'm not used to reading such original feedback. I appreciate that you took the time to comment about it and that you put it in your 'favorites' section! It means a lot to me! I cant wait to read/rate your work too!

Doktor SILVER said...
on Sep. 11 2010 at 11:48 pm
Doktor SILVER, Northridge, California
6 articles 2 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Imperfection is beauty. Madness is genius. And it's better to be ridiculous than to be absolutely boring." - Marilyn Monroe

this is a beautiful song, I find it so refreshing! most songs played today use the word 'cigarette' to rhyme with another word and to set a sultry tone, but I've never listened to a song about cigarettes and the feelings threaded behind smoking... this is very good <3

on Jul. 27 2010 at 6:00 pm
This is awesome writing. It seems like you really put a lot of thought into it :)

Louis GOLD said...
on Jul. 26 2010 at 5:13 am
Louis GOLD, Paris, Other
17 articles 0 photos 55 comments

Favorite Quote:
Too much isn't enough.

Thank you so much, i'll check out your work right away...

on Jul. 19 2010 at 3:33 pm
TheGoldenDomination SILVER, Fort Dodge, Iowa
9 articles 4 photos 36 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'm not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I've always been a freak. So I've been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I'm one of those people.
~John Lennon

wow i really loved this....

Louis GOLD said...
on Jun. 19 2010 at 8:34 am
Louis GOLD, Paris, Other
17 articles 0 photos 55 comments

Favorite Quote:
Too much isn't enough.

Oh wow, thank you so much! It means the world to me that people leave comments. And it's nice to know, when you're not having a great day, that someone thought something positive about you. So thanks again- i'll go read some of your pieces right now! I hope you'll check out a few more of mine too :)

on Jun. 19 2010 at 8:21 am
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

Remarkably amazing lyrics. I've never read lyrics or heard a song with the topic of cigarettes within and yet so beautifully designed. Well done, wow.

krysten SILVER said...
on Jun. 5 2010 at 9:01 pm
krysten SILVER, Weiser, Idaho
9 articles 0 photos 47 comments

Favorite Quote:
Smile now or smile later, but remember the pain you hide, will only grow greater.
*krysten*

Dark Words was my first story/poem I put on here :) I hope you enjoy it! :)




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