Double A P SS

Rookie (Los Angeles, California)

The Cigar

When you touch me I feel ill
I feel the earth underneath my feet disappear
When you touch me I feel the target in my back
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  • Gold Star - 9,016 Points Rajnish Manga (2/26/2015 3:17:00 AM)

    The maxim that 'smoking is injurious to your health' has been applied emotionally in the poem. Let us look at these meaningful lines: When you touch me / I can see the world for what it really is / When you touch me / I feel ill / You have become my addiction. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 37,706 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (2/26/2015 2:08:00 AM)

    A nice poem on the topic that warn to be used..addiction many suffer..nice.. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,345 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (2/26/2015 12:38:00 AM)

    the last sentence could be completed this way.....when you touch me I feel / my lung getting exhausted to extract pure air I need to live long nights on earth.... Good touch. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,663 Points Amitava Sur (2/26/2014 8:18:00 PM)

    I congratulate you to selected as the member for this poem The cigar.
    A nice penning with a message.. When you touch me I feel ill..... thank you (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,685 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (2/26/2014 5:43:00 PM)

    Congratulation, A.P.SS for this poem being selected as the poem of the Day by the PH...Keep writing! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 773 Points Leslie Philibert (2/26/2014 5:04:00 AM)

    an unusual, enigmatic write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Kelvin Owusu (2/27/2013 12:01:00 AM)

    nice description an excellent piece poetry (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,685 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (2/26/2013 8:56:00 PM)

    when you touch me, I feel ill............very informative verse! when people aren't aware of their health issues until the day arrives with diseased notes. I had written so many poems on addiction and those poem did not get any comment and appreciated except a few of the poets such as Rajendran Muthiah, Raj Arumugam, Chandra T and others agreed with the idea of those poems! well written! Thank you for sharing! Let us fight against these evils! As I have only one account in PH, I am able to vote for you once only! sorry! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 314 Points Hardik Vaidya (2/26/2013 5:16:00 AM)

    i am yet to read a better poem. kudos Double A P SS. (Report) Reply

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