After The Fifth Cigarette

I am become
the ticky-tacky tock-clock.
I pump off joints, I breathe out
pressure. Why won’t you come?

©2011, Eric Berg
Featured in the blog post Poetry or Fiction? that compares this work’s poetic version to its associated fictional version.

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