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DEATH WISH HAIKU A Musical History of Cigarettes

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DEATH WISH HAIKU A Musical History of Cigarettes

 DEATH WISH HAIKU (AS Musical History of Cigarettes)
L.S.M.F.T.
Snooky Lanson sang it clear
smoke in every ear.

From your Hit Parade,
Frank Sinatra blew the words one time
Didn't Fence Him In.

Dorothy Collin's voice
America there's only one to smoke
Lucky Strike's the one.

Drifting up her nose
pulling smoke into her lung
biting on her tongue

what is she doing?
coffins closing in with nails
death as slow as snails.

Do you want a Lucky?
More satisfaction pleasure
undertakers measure.

Camel smoke was nil
More Doctors smoked  Lucky Strikes
Than Mike Hammer smoked.

Nicotine all day
tie hers up in Christmas bows
blow it out her nose.

Free on Navy ships
Sailors never saw the light
Though the match was free.

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  1. Date: 5/28/2012 1:25:00 PM
    And then you have the "Platters" with "Smoke gets in your eyes"...Romantic times, smoke and all.......

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 10:03:00 PM
    nice,,,... thank you for sharing... good night..pd

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 4:32:00 PM
    Enjoyed your poem here today!

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 3:24:00 PM
    You've brought back some of those childhood memories I have of those cigarette commercials on tv. Excellent poem, Ron. Hugs, catie :)