The First 5 Minutes Without You

I just turned 18

And you don't seem to want me around

So I went and bought a pack of ciggs downtown

But all I can think is how ashamed you'd be right now

 

A stiff draw

The air nibbles my ears

Like I'd do to you

I'll get on my knees

But never to pray

To pray

To pray

To pray

Or maybe, I'm just begging

 

A reason why

Explain why you left me behind this time

I know you won't tell

But I'll ask all the same

I have no shame

Not now, since you took my pride

Do you recall what it felt like to have me on your side?

Probably not

I can see you curling into hers

 

Cause deep brown locks

And a matching set of eyes

Won you over every single time

This poem is about: 
Me

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