Tag: Cigarettes

a blog by bj draKe

Cigarette in ashtray


Smoking cigarettes was single-handedly the worst decision I’ve ever made. It’s a decision that I’ve continued to make, thousands of times. I quit. I’ll admit, those words scare me.  It almost feels like I’m giving up a piece of me, discarding a physical extension of my body. I lament its friendship, escape, excuse to opt…
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Dirty Meditation

Dirty Meditation

I once knew a man who smoked a lot.   He was convinced that it calmed him down. One day, I watched him smoke. He inhaled, deeply. Held it in for a second. Exhaled. Dirty meditation.