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Under the influence

Most of us would never
play Russian roulette
but we'll take a drink
from someone we just met

you won't go in the army
because you might be shot
but you'll run the health risk
of smoking pot

you won't rob a bank
because your actually sane
but you'll break the law
to snort cocaine

you know murder
is a terrible sin
yet you'll kill yourself
injecting heroine

You won't sky dive
in fear of going 'plunk'
but you play the game
of driving drunk



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cowgirl4everThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 28, 2011 at 5:07 pm

I really like the style of this, and it has a nice, consistent rythm to it. And I love the point!

 

ps: I love your username too ;)

 
Jesusfreak78 replied...
Aug. 28, 2011 at 6:04 pm
Thanks and thanks
 
thetruthawaits94 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 1:23 pm
Very good! How true, how true!
 
WithPenAndScript replied...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 9:56 am
Very true, and pretty good as well. Creative and  liek someone said above me catchy 
 
blitsnik said...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 12:58 pm

this is awesome. i wish people would read this and realize how stupid they can be sometimes. loved it though :)

 

 
redhairCat This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 11:39 am
Yoah - very creative and catchy! I love it! Very good!!
 
Cryswithaly(: said...
Jun. 20, 2011 at 11:44 pm
GOOD JOB!:)
 
LoveOnHerArms replied...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 8:39 am
Very creative great job
 
LoveMeIfYouDare said...
Jun. 16, 2011 at 8:12 am
I liked how it rhymed....very true,too. Doesn't it annoy you how people can be this way?!
 
off-by-one replied...
Jun. 16, 2011 at 1:28 pm
me too- i liked the rhyming! I love the meaning here. it is perfect :) 5 stars
 
b_gomez114 replied...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 9:09 am

great job, such true words

 

 
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