tenses

tenses

A Poem by recantichize

while staring out the yellow window,
making up a past to complement
my future, which is already written,
the smoke that stings my eyes lets me know
that i have at least trapped some of the present worries
in the filter of another cigarette.


© 2012 recantichize



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Wow this is so atmospheric & original, I like it, in fact I like it a lot. All Good Things, N

Posted 1 Year Ago


This one reminds me of watching an old movie.......well done.

Posted 3 Years Ago


You painted the picture very nicely! Nice work!

Posted 3 Years Ago


Well written like a Troubadour!
I imagine this is the most Texan thing you have written! :P
Time to Exhale!

Posted 5 Years Ago


There is something about cigarettes, that's why they ban the stuff. Lovely write

Posted 5 Years Ago


Intriguing take on time and cigarette smoking--two things not often linked, unless one asserts that the latter subtracts from the former.
This piece has both style and substance; was more than worthy of the read.
Impressive work, r!

Posted 5 Years Ago


The shortness of the piece lends it power and the feeling is clear. Smoking a cigarette is worth a thousand words. Thank you.

Posted 5 Years Ago


This is really good. I'm not a smoker myself but really appreciate the thought that worries can be trapped during a few puffs. Loved it.

Posted 5 Years Ago


Oh, if I could only trap worries in the filter of a cigarette, I would be the happiest person in the world...I smoke like a chimney, you see :)

Posted 5 Years Ago


when i am stressed out i chain smoke.

Posted 5 Years Ago



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recantichize
recantichize

denton, TX



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