Jack the Ripper

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Action And Reaction

Poem by Jack the Ripper

Smoke a cigar, end up dead
Eat a steak, end up dead
Drink too much, end up dead

That's the mantra of today, made to keep humans from play

The facts are this: the reaper's kiss

Don't smoke any cigars, end up dead
Don't eat any steaks, end up dead
Don't drink at all, end up dead.

Comments about Action And Reaction by Jack the Ripper

  • Unnamed Unnamed (9/14/2015 6:05:00 PM)

    No concern at all for the soul, though?(Report)Reply

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  • Lime and Tequila with a Splash of Pineapple (2/5/2008 8:58:00 AM)

    A bit of a nihilistic take on life, but well-written and bluntly honest.(Report)Reply

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  • Tai Chi Italy (11/11/2007 6:51:00 PM)

    How about, moderate and end up old, coughing slightly and a bit tubby, but happy and not dead so early? thanks for the smile, Tai(Report)Reply

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  • Linda Weischedel (10/30/2007 1:23:00 PM)

    This was too cool....
    This gets a 10 from me Jack!

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  • Mark Tapley (10/18/2007 5:04:00 AM)

    To quote the late great Jim Morrison: 'I don't believe in all that s***, but I'll tell you one thing: I'm going to get my kicks before the whole s***house goes up in flames'.

    Use your head, end up dead...

    Keep writing, this is great.(Report)Reply

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  • Francesca Johnson (5/30/2006 11:00:00 AM)

    Could get run over tomorrw, end up dead. Another 10 for this one. Keep writing.

    Love, Fran xx(Report)Reply

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  • Mary Nagy (5/29/2006 8:01:00 PM)

    Very true! There are so many things we ''Can't'' do there's hardly room to take a step without fearing what damages we might be doing to ourself. Very good poem with a great message. Sincerely, Mary(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 29, 2006