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Drink and Drive

by Chris Sorrenti

Takes less than an hour
to a write a great poem
but only a second
to take a life

A life is really
the ultimate poem
so please DON’T
drink and drive

© 1987

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Author's Note: Happy New Year everyone! Stay safe, and all the best for 2015.

Posted on 12/31/2014
Copyright © 2023 Chris Sorrenti

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Alison McKenzie on 12/31/14 at 06:49 AM

Excellent timing for an excellent message, Chris.

Posted by Philip F De Pinto on 01/02/15 at 11:53 AM

during this time of year or any time or any year can there be a more powerful concern delivered than this? I think not. Most certainly not.

Posted by Laura Doom on 01/25/15 at 10:55 AM

Not a huge fan of didactic poetry, but this is an exception; poetry with a practical, humanitarian purpose.
As a footnote, I feel I should also advise against drinking and writing--a lethal combination, and the result is often, in my experience, reminiscent of a car crash...

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