Ave Lilik

Rookie (March 25,1978 / Indonesia)

The Fire On My Cigarette - Poem by Ave Lilik

How gladly I- of you
Oh the fire on my cigarette.
Unbearably smokeless
shall life be-
had I never encountered you.
All the boredom and pitch nights
here no more,

A wish I do have
that you could burn longer,
long enough for me
to have my cigars.

Jember-Surabaya, Indonesia, April 2004

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 7, 2006

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