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“A Smoker’s Curse”

December 25, 2011
By caitiekate GOLD, Hopkinton, New Hampshire
caitiekate GOLD, Hopkinton, New Hampshire
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Favorite Quote:
"Do what you want, not what you can." --Me

Smoke streaming from your lips drowns my sigh.
It chokes my pink, healthy-working lungs.
I struggle to speak out, rather I lie.
The cigar’s malignance seeps onto my tongue.

Does my suffering even bother you?
I cringe that you’re my flesh and blood, kinship: daughter.
So fragile and feeble, my face turns purple-blue.
Air so thick you can’t budge or slaughter.

Ignorant people run by you sprinting dashes.
I’m stuck in a morose hole, black as your face.
Someday I will spit in your pathetic ashes,
the same ones that killed you in the first place.

I will stay strong and never cave,
your chance to live is gone, a hopeless case.

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on Jul. 17 2012 at 7:29 pm
albinotiger GOLD, Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win"- Stephen King
“In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate”- Isaac Asimov

GREAT JOB CAITIE i <3 your work