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Theme Thursday…smoke…

Posted in Photography, Theme Thursdays with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 30, 2012 by Mj Rains

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“There’s something luxurious about having a girl light your cigarette. In fact, I got married once on account of that.” ~Harold Robbins

Love this last image…feels so old Hollywood…click images for artist links.

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Missing Mad Men…

Posted in Television with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 22, 2012 by Mj Rains

 

mad men bettyMissing Mad Men, my favorite show on TV. Found this incredible painting which reminded me…(click for artist link).

He records a little song for a Smoking Girl…

Posted in Poetry at large with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 6, 2012 by Mj Rains

Smoking all that much has got her eyes
Pinched and a little lined – so the misery
Of cigarettes deserves a song. Prize
For doing anything, catastrophe
In small doses, smoke cuts into a face
Almost as deep as Benzedrine and booze.

Still she’s a lovely girl in every place
Because she is so young. O she will lose
Her surfaces of head in love and time
Though all the rest stay smooth and be close-pored.
Her legs would make a blind man smile, and rime –
Her belly and the thing in sweet accord
Years from now will cry, Forgive, forgive
My cigarettes, I swallowed smoke alive.

~James Whitehead

image Girl Smoking

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