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Those eyes

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Those eyes

She puts Her lips (so soft and wet) upon the pipe of glass;
with a lighter comes a flame;
She takes a massive blast.
  The smoke does billow through the pipe;
   As She sucks it to Her lungs;
   It is then that all does change before the hit is done.

Now a creature of the night, she has but one desire;
Like a vampire seeking blood;
She craves the smoke of fire.
   Husband gone children lost, parents turned away;
   Daily wondering place to place;
   She has no where to stay.

Rushing to a hopeless end, she treats Her life as trash;
Giving pieces of herself;
To get a little stash.
   Dirty rooms and old hotels, She searches every day;
   Living life to hit the pipe;
   For her the only way.

For those of you who look and see; 
And offer other plays;
take one look;
 Then turn around;
  For She;
  Will never stay.

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  1. Date: 3/10/2013 11:21:00 AM
    Good morning, LEONARD ;-) Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. Have yourself a nice and sweet Sunday. ~Always & Forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 2:47:00 PM
    Good description. Gone to hell with lace mary jane. Congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 5:48:00 AM
    Excellent poem!

  1. Date: 4/10/2011 10:17:00 PM
    Hmmm, this is an amazing portrayal about substance abuse....you really nailed it on the head here. Wow, you have been a members since 2005!? I am a bit shocked that your poems don't have more views.