She uses companionship like cigarettes
to fill the malignant moments,
each one leaving her more addicted,
and more powerless than the last.
Wow Jamie, This is absolutely magnificent and to me, so perfectly said in such depth and complete awareness.
In time maybe she will decide her tomorrows
Indeed "the smallest butterfly" eventually must "decide her tomorrows" to be able to continue to flutter into them.
Great big hugs my friend