Friday, December 3, 2010

Craving one so badly… -- Poetry 2010



Twitching, tapping fingers on her desk,
desperate for a cigarette, she barely
listened as her client went on and on.
Blood pressure waffled, her only thought
was feeding her urge; abruptly dismissed
with multiple glances at the clock, shuffling
papers, handing out the new appointment card,
she bolted to the back door. Sucking deeply
suffocating smoke released the genie from the pack.
Quickly pulling in burning tobacco, thankful for full
lungs, acrid fumes proceeded her back to her desk.
The next client sneezed approximately ten times
due to contamination wafting from her breath,
clothing, hair… shuffling papers, handing out the
new appointment card, she bolted out the back
door craving one so badly…

12/3/2010

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