poetry critical

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Random Poem:

Smoking In The Dark
windytram

My mother use to smoke in the dark
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I remember, watching her.
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The red glow of her cigarette
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She sat silent and alone.
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I often wondered what she waited for
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Perhaps for my father to return home
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Now I sit and I wonder
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Was it the end of the day she anticipated
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The end of existence, pain
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Or did she find comfort in her stillness
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Was she as numb as I am now,
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Or did she vision another world.
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I sit and smoke, suppress my tears
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And consider her, sitting.
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For so many years.
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