Smoker's Plight

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Story of a smoker and her love

Submitted: October 26, 2012

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Submitted: October 26, 2012



Cigarette in hand

I ask you won't you be my man

You say not with all

Your imperfections.

I toss it aside and smile

Just maybe for a little while?

You laugh and shake your head a bit

Baby, it just isn't worth it.

I frown and down another puff

Isn't who I am enough?

You sigh and look up to the sky

And say no way, not on this day.

I take a swig of another cig

My flaws aren't really all that big!

You shrug and turn away from me

Baby we just shouldn't be.

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