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Click, click.

June 22, 2009
By ElenaMed SILVER, Stafford, Virginia
ElenaMed SILVER, Stafford, Virginia
7 articles 8 photos 4 comments

Click, click.
Sparks fly from the lighter
Nah didn’t work.
Click, click.
Sparks, flames. Inhale slowly.
Hold it in. Exhale.
Pass it.
Breathe slowly.
Listen to the clicks fading,
Then, returning once more.
Click, click.
Smoke fills your lungs.
Exhaling slowly, you cough.
Stifle a sigh, good hit.
You feel your brain under pressure.
Click, click.
Suck in.
Count. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
Breathe out.
Fifth time. Good hit.
You’ll stand, heart racing, cold sweat
You’ll laugh uncontrollably, eyes dilated,
You’ll tense your muscles, your veins will tingle
I’ll watch as you start fading
You’ll sleep for far too long.

The author's comments:
Doing something that hurts you is bad. Watching someone you love hurt themselves is worse.

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This article has 3 comments.

xD it's me said...
on Jul. 12 2009 at 10:18 pm
Class 5 Rating

Great poem, I like how its written.

Keep them coming.

on Jul. 5 2009 at 5:38 am
xXsmileXx PLATINUM, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Your dreams only become intangible when you stop reaching" ~me ;)

This poem is so good! it has a lot of good details in it and its worded perfectly. I agree with your comments about it too. Keep writing!!

on Jul. 1 2009 at 3:17 am
lexi10824 PLATINUM, Portalnd, Oregon
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I love your comments about this poem. That's so true. I agree taht hurting you is bad but watching someone that you love hurt themselves is WAY worse. I couldn't imagine watching that. Keep writing and Check Out my work... especially Hidden Angel. I think you might like it...or I hope that you do.