Treasure Island

Sylvia Chidi

(Germany)

Cigarette smoking


To hell with cigarette smoking
I am coughing like I am choking
Over-looking those approaching
To give me lectures and some coaching
On the possible side effects
That I know of already, like cancer
I am no idiot, just a helpless intellect

To the cigarette
I say you wanker
For turning my life around
Instead of letting me down
Now I constantly smell
Like a polluted well

This daily consumption
Is becoming a costly addiction
Make it a New Year resolution
Give up, give up
Before you take another drag
Of that audacious fag
Stop, think, and stop!

2005 - Sylvia Chidi

Submitted: Friday, December 16, 2005
Edited: Thursday, June 10, 2010

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