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“Never Again”

Never again

Will I feel sweet supple lips that couple around mine a bitter kiss that I will miss

Never

Will I fall for your slick words and cherry lipstick the way you spark a small wick

Again

Melting wax on a candlestick your words trick sputtering flames to spit and lick

Never

Ceasing creeping flames inhabit the wood pipe of my habit an addiction to have it

Never again

Will you hold me; breathe out smoke in my ears slowly, warm a swarm your words

Never

Go unheard it’s absurd I can’t stop listening to what comes next, your allure

Again

I fall victim but be sure that this time my actions and words will ensure

That I say, “never again”

Never again

© The Sad Owl

Categories: poetry

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The Sad Owl

I'm just here. Until I'm not.

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