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The Best Cigarette

Rating: 4.2
There are many that I miss
having sent my last one out a car window
sparking along the road one night, years ago.

The heralded one, of course:
after sex, the two glowing tips
now the lights of a single ship;
at the end of a long dinner
with more wine to come
and a smoke ring coasting into the chandelier;
or on a white beach,
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Johan Gaudreau 27 January 2020
I liek this poem a lot like oh my gosh
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Michael Walker 15 January 2020
As an ex-smoker, I can now see nothing good about smoking cigarettes. The comparison with a a steam train is maybe exaggerated, but exact. There is much more I could say. A poem I identify with.
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Bijay Kant Dubey 25 October 2019
Is he smoking a cigar or thinking about his love? A cigar man as a poet.
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Magnificent some memorable and unique phrases, I must quote to savour them. 'Flame and gesture vapourous hope headlamp of my face '
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