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Best Cigarette Poems

Below are the all-time best Cigarette poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of cigarette poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member The Cigarette
Empty pack - no cigarettes,
but another pack has one.
Should she smoke it now?
Cigarette stained fingers
stroked the tube.

She teased her mouth with it,
unlit, but lighter reachable,
calming...

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cigarette, longing,
Form: Free verse



A Cigarette Betrayed
I’m living in anticipation
With other cigarettes who are also growing impatient 
We’re waiting
Praying 
To be the next chosen one 
Now, the door opens and we’re...

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Categories: cigarette, love, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cigarette, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Pretty Poet
Where Have All The Pretty Poets Gone? 

A real poet are you, charismatic over everything you serve
Showcasing, a rainbow that folds the perfect world wide...

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Categories: cigarette, angel, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I heard I might find a poet here Part 3

"May I?" she asked motioning to my dog-eared notepad as a child might
asking for a cookie expecting to be told it would spoil her dinner
I...

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Categories: cigarette, beauty, poetry,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Crack like fissures
To The Brink For The Ink    Crack Like Fissures 


Another page scarred with ink.   Upon her page, I see red...

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Categories: cigarette, angst, beauty, dedication,
Form: I do not know?
you are, i am
open your doors
close all the windows
sleeping's such a bore
suffocate it with pillows

psh, i'm not hellbent
shut your mouth
it's called character development
WOOPS. broke routine again
and the poem's...

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Categories: cigarette, absence, beautiful, confusion, dark,
Form: Free verse
101 POETS
101  POETS

I want to thank 101 poets, when words have no limit.
All 101 spots full of flowing imagery and spirit.
Nathan Dilts my #1~writing for...

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Categories: cigarette, celebration, community, dedication, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Leaves of the Dead
Leaves of the Dead

Les feuilles mortes 



They fall like dead soldiers
Dreams knifed in the dead of night
It is as yesterday
Once more
Where love was kissing my...

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Categories: cigarette, french, imagery, music, paris,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Chopped III - Humor
i narrate me own story in a fake english accent. the bloody typewriter is 
broken, it can't capitalize. i'm out of coins for the heater. i can...

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Categories: cigarette, humor, humorous,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Where Freedom Finds the Fire
You'll find it in the crimson eyes
of a throwaway photo somehow frozen in time.
When the past painted us like demons
with secret fury.
And you'll find it...

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Categories: cigarette, allegory, analogy, beauty, deep,
Form: Romanticism
Genie in a Gin Bottle
Her lips caress another cigarette
A fading belle looking for love
The smoke veils a creature of habit
Chasing a young girls dream

But this Genie found the palace...

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Categories: cigarette, love, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I heard I might find a poet here


I was just sitting there writing when I saw her stroll in,  
I wasn’t alone, all eyes followed those curves sashaying 
as if she...

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Categories: cigarette, beauty, poetry,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Red Rose of the Moulin Rouge
I awaken; the darkened skies my alarm clock
I reek of whiskey, scotch and pastis
Tumbling out of bed, I reach for a cigarette
The dusk harkens as...

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Categories: cigarette, rose,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Jukebox Gigolo
Old Zack Adams sits a slouch’n so sloppy drunk on a bar-room stool,
Wear’n his cheap-threaded cowboy suit and a stained satin shirt.
All the while a...

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Categories: cigarette, abuse, addiction, allegory, emotions,
Form: Quatrain
It's over
You have no idea how much you'll be missed
We've seen each other every day for years
Though you've touched my lips, we never once kissed

Picking me...

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© Early Jae  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cigarette, addiction, love,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member LOOSENING THE AIR BAG



Slipping into my silver-gray SUV
Nicknamed  " Sly Buster Cruiser”
I speed off down the rocky, off-highway road.
Twisting and reeling like my wired mind,
windows down, sunroof...

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Categories: cigarette, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just One Pack
Just one pack a day
she says she needs.

Years later - hospitalized with cancer. . .

Just one cigarette -
she pleads


Written 12/17/2015 by Andrea Dietrich
for the SOMETHING...

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Categories: cigarette, health,
Form: Free verse
Love is Blind 2
(This a new Version created using many editing suggestions from Linda:) 

I picked you up
like a “shiny” newly minted copper penny 
it was your kitten...

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Categories: cigarette, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Clique

Clique ... clique
Peer pressure is a gun
Low self-esteem wanting popularity,
gather together in small clusters
Grapes of wrath ... attack anybody 
who try to break the bind
Verbal...

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Categories: cigarette, angst, friendship, social, word
Form: Rhyme
How Do You Make a Sick Heart Well?
Broken last night, 
 I woke up 
 Precious problem, 
 picking up 
 every part. 
I want to fix it.  
This  
I've...

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© Sky Lesco  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cigarette, angst, depression, heart, heart,
Form: Lyric
Romance was not our Muse
Romance was not our muse, he types
Not writes his farewells before each morning -
A simple 'Till tomorrow' left by cooling sheets.

We started as lovers, before...

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© Whirl Wind  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cigarette, goodbye, loss, sad love,
Form: Free verse
Remember Me
Remember Me

Cold wet coastal today
I escaped
Sat myself behind a sanctuary
The rain beating rhythms
On window panes
Hot coffee and brandy
Warm inside The Athena Café

Radio spends its missed...

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Categories: cigarette, loverain, rain,
Form: Free verse
A Crooked House
We lived in a crooked house.
Built on a muddy mound of hope with the corpse of yesterday half buried beneath
Sad eyes and smiley faces. A...

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© Zed Zed  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cigarette, childhood, home, memory, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sometimes
Sometimes a song can take me back
Make my memories come alive
To a time when love was a way of life
And families struggled to survive
Sometimes I...

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Categories: cigarette, music, nostalgialove, me,
Form: Narrative