Why do we abuse our bodies,
when we are young,
with alcohol, cigarettes, drugs,
and eating too much food?
We never see the consequences of our actions,
until it is too late.
By the time some of us realise,
we are passed the point of no return.
Those who get a warning, a second chance,
had better listen and take heed.
Teach the young the lesson.
We only get one chance,
better to learn it while your young,
than never learn it at all.
You only have one life,
better live it to the full.
Don’t desecrate your body,
you’ll need it when your old.
12 October 2007
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem