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She had left a few cigarettes to burn themselves out, the cylindrical bodies of those "fallen soldiers of the abyss" becoming ever colder in the ash tray.

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In the ash tray was the empty dry flakes of my self-esteem.

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Perhaps a species that does this to themselves, polluting their own lungs and enabling others to do so, was always going to pollute everything else. Earth is our ash tray now.

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We take a god-given plant that grew from blessed rains in healthy soils and make it a killing machine, its grey dust lying cold in the ashtray.

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The cold flakes in that ash tray were how she treated the love she she should have had for herself. She burnt it and left the ashes to become cold.

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The ash tray was stacked like some site of genocide; no loving species could do this to one another, selling these sticks of death for crude and selfish gains.

By Angela Abraham, @daisydescriptionari, December 8, 2019*.