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Giving Up Smoking

Rating: 4.4

There's not a Shakespeare sonnet
Or a Beethoven quartet
That's easier to like than you
Or harder to forget.

You think that sounds extravagant?
I haven't finished yet —
I like you more than I would like
To have a cigarette.

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Kim Barney 11 January 2016

I once knew a guy who claimed he was not addicted to smoking. He could give it up any time he wanted. 'I've done it several times, ' he said. (In fact, it is the same guy I called 'Eddie' in my poem Eddie and the Dragon.)

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Giving up smoking is made to a good poem.

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me3ai 27 November 2017

majesticles like my testicle4s

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Susan Williams 12 February 2016

She is a robust voice- -and she knows the relentless yearning to have another cigarette

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M Asim Nehal 12 February 2016

Very well written poem, Thanks for sharing...

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Ratnakar Mandlik 12 February 2016

A wonderful punch and full of humor too. Thanks for sharing.10 points.

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