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Rated: E · Poetry · Comedy · #930632
A tribute to all you human chimneys!
Ode To The Smoker

Spittle it up,
Choke on the phlegm.
Clear your throat,
Say, “Ahem”

Lie to yourself,
Call it a cold.
It’s the cancer
Taking its hold.

You don’t know,
How bad you smell.
Your nicotine fix,
Is my olfactory hell.

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