Cancer Stick This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

The silver,
foil cover
rip it away to see yourdeath.
Filtered with love
you hold more love for them
than your ownchild.
What kind of person do you think you are?
Living forcancer,
because it is the only thing you trust and know to becertain
except for death and taxes, of course.
Screwing with God,
somuch for His plan.
You are deaf
to the screams of your wife andchildren.
"If you ever loved me,
throw themaway,
not your life."
How can you be so stupid?
Just one click of

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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Lily">This 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...
Jan. 10 at 8:18 am
i love this so much!
Israel70717 said...
Jan. 7, 2011 at 3:38 pm
This is really good! I know so many people that suck on cancer sticks so much they look like trains! its anoying to see little kids smoking thinking they are cool because smoking becomes their habbit. When they get older and have kids the kids are the ones who pay for that habbit on a short run because many kids get asthmua for this reason and the smokers dont get any problems smoking until after a long time. I wish all my uncles could read something like this to stop smoking. good job!
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