Let Me Burn

maybe I am selfish
like a spark on snow
deserves the dark, but
fire is the only light
that burns so much
as truth, so give me
solace in the cigarettes
still lit, pretending
you aren’t his, and
let me burn.

© Ben Ditmars 2016

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