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Cracked Blame

A blame game.
Copper scrub pad.
A small flower in a glass tube.
A light.

Crackle, Zizzle, ZAZS!
The buzz is on!
A little dizzy and horny as hell.
I just want to be by myself
Smoke, smoke, smoking.

Crawling on the floor.
Out of my mind!
Finding, plastic, sand, or rice
Everything Burnt and cracked
Oh, little white crumbs!

My boyfriend??
Or was it me?
Maybe it was only curiosity.

The knowledge gained,
With guilt and shamed.
Those are the consequences.
A blame game.

About this poem

Life, and why we may do what we know is not good for us.

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Written on November 10, 2022

Submitted by Oceanloveisland on November 16, 2022

Modified on April 02, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABxCxCxC dxxxx xxxdxd Bxee xxBdA
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 517
Words 120
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 8, 5, 6, 4, 5

Amanda East

I grew up in Utah. I have four kiddos. I am now in a healthy happy relationship. I am spiritual, but not religious. I love thinking deeply about the purpose of life. more…

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  • Symmetry58
    Glad I chalked up before sidling ass backward into this guilty pleasure. Your mind is refreshingly terrifying, girl. I may have to sign up for a 12-Step if this keeps up...or... better still, perhaps they'll develop a patch. :-P 
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