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Cocaine Is Her Name

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Cocaine Is Her Name

COCAINE Is Her Name ( Addiction ) COCAINE is her name. They call her COKE for short. She came into this Country, without a Passport. Since then - she has made a lot of scum rich. Others have been murdered and found in a ditch. She is more valued than diamonds and worth more than gold. Use her just once and you too - will be sold. She will make a straight A student forget his books and a Beauty Queen forget her looks. She can make a known speaker become a bore. She can take your Mother and turn her into a Whore. She can make a Teacher forget how to teach. She will make a Preacher - not want to preach. She can take your rent money and you'll be evivted. She will murder your babies or, they will be born addicted. She will make you - rob, steal and kill. When you are under her POWER - you have no will. Remember my friend - her name is BIG C. If you try her just once - You may never be free. She has already destroyed ACTORS, POLITICIANS and many a HERO. She has decreased bank accounts, from millions to zero. Shooting and killing is a common affair. Once she's in charge - you are under her SPELL. Now that you know - what will you do? I tell you my friend it's all up to you. The day you decide to sit on her saddle - the dession is one that no one can STRADDLE. So pay close Attention and listen well - because if you don't - you can wind up in HELL...
05/08/2013 Note: Just hoping to make a difference. For S.K.A.T."S contest

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  1. Date: 11/2/2013 4:42:00 PM

    This is a great write, and like your evils of drugs will help a lot of people who read it.my biggest fear is that my Grandson [who is only eleven] will one day be tempted to experiment with drugs, I will show him these poems. He lives with me, And I am his father figure...Thanks for the read Lucy...Peter

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 12:24:00 PM

    Wow...this was awesome and true!! My favorite poem by far!!!

  1. Date: 7/10/2013 10:33:00 PM

    i like this poem alots im going to fav it nice job

  1. Date: 6/1/2013 8:54:00 PM

    Well written poem. Enjoyed the read

  1. Date: 5/13/2013 8:20:00 AM

    Yes you certainly do make a difference, and with that a wonderful poem, that needed to be written,

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 12:42:00 PM

    WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! This is one of your most powerful writes, my dear. I'm so impressed with this effort to bring the dangers of cocaine addiction to light. Great job! I applaud you! Wishing you a wonderful Mother's Day celebration. Thanks for all the kind visits!

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 2:52:00 AM

    Brutal message... well done... Terry

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 10:37:00 PM

    Wow! Straight to the point. Congratulations on your win with this fine piece... Jack

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 7:16:00 PM

    A very powerful write on addiction and one that truly says it all. It is going into one of my fav as it tells a story of it's own. I know someone who was addicted and who I think has overcome it. It is worth sharing with everyone. love phyl

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 7:15:00 PM

    I was really impressed with this write Lucilla, am so pleased it did so well in the contest, Congratulations. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 7:04:00 PM

    THIS IS A TRUE WRITE I KNOW A FRIEND OF MINE DIED IN HIGH SCHOOL FROM A DRUG OVER DOES THAT'S WHY I'VE NEVER DONE ANYTHING DRUG RELATED. THANKS FOR SHARING

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 6:16:00 PM

    you are so dead on with this one.that is some evil stuff.well deserved win.

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 6:13:00 PM

    Congrad's on your writing winning. Such a powerful write YOU go Gal! Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 12:52:00 PM

    Congrats on your deserved win ma.

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 7:31:00 AM

    Congratulations on your well-deserved win with this smasher. Good writing, Lucilla. :-)

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 3:52:00 AM

    Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 5/9/2013 11:00:00 PM

    Lucy, thank you for impressing me with your awesome poem. Congrats ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/9/2013 2:21:00 PM

    Whoa Lucy, this is a master piece, a winner 100 %, beautiful, good for you. Love Terry xoxoxo

  1. Date: 5/9/2013 1:53:00 PM

    Lucilla this is marvelous as a poem and as a message! God bless you! A seven is the least I can give, Please try, for once, me to forgive! Thank you and good luck!

  1. Date: 5/9/2013 5:51:00 AM

    WOW Lucilla, If only people would heed the words in this wonderfully passionate warning. You have excelled. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 9:01:00 PM

    Thank you Lucilla...this horrible thing has affected too many innocent lives....and that's just it...the innocent ones pay!!!! Outstanding.

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 6:26:00 PM

    This is a very powerful write my friend! You have written an amazing poem here Lucilla! I really enjoyed reading this magnificent piece this evening! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 5:45:00 PM

    Amazingly written! You were brutal with your words, but it's something that needed to be said to warn others against it. One thing I found interesting, that I didn't know for the longest time... did you know that cocaine is made from cocoa leaves? Originally natives would eat it just to get a little bit of energy. Of course now it's so chemically processed and concentrated that the stuff is absolutely horrible for you. Some lose parts of their nose from snorting too much of the stuff.

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 3:24:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your work that I am sure was written as a warning to unsuspecting people..If for a contest, reads like winning material to me..Thanks for the visit..Your comments are valuable..Sara

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 1:52:00 PM

    The Lady in White has but one aim: to destroy. Wonderful words of warning, Lucilla. Lots of luck to you in the contest, my friend. :)

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 1:51:00 PM

    you did awesomely with this one. FAVE

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 12:57:00 PM

    - A single time .... just for "fun" ....... you're hooked!! - Your life is ruined. - A poem of warning!!!!! - Well written wise friend Lucilla. - Luck in contest. - Have a beautiful day / afternoon. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)