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Hiss, Hiss, Snap goes the lighter
And he walks ahead
Just like a fighter
Click, Click, kaching goes the money
And he leaves with his poison
Why am I laughing? This isn't funny
But I can't help but laugh, laugh, laugh
My face hurts
My mind is starting to drift
And boom! Something bursts
I'm the boss of me
And I'm not so right
What do I do
I'm losing my own fight
Who is this?
This isn't me
I can't believe what I see
Hiss, hiss, snap goes the lighter
And he passes it round
Down, down, down, goes the fighter
We all make a sound
Crash, crash, crash
We are heading
Burn, burn, burn, we are burning
But, no one is learning
What did I do?
What was I thinking?
I can't believe I wanted to
I'm the boss of me
And I'm not so right
What do I do?
When I let myself lose sight
Who is this?
Who is she?
What did I do?
Is this me?

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  1. Date: 8/10/2015 11:02:00 PM
    REBECCA, a wonderful read.... LOVE *SKAT*

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 10:26:00 PM

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 11:35:00 AM
    I have enjoyed reading your poetry today Rebecca. Hope to read more of it soon. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 6:19:00 PM
    oh this is so true and well written of how I'm feeling right now, bless you dear one, you've read my soul. xo

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 2:39:00 PM
    - Well written, Rebecca. - - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)