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When I Was

Posted by MFish Profile 01/01/24 at 11:31PM Share Humor See more by MFish

When I was growing up,
it was no joke,
to be a man
you needed to smoke.

Smoking at school
was not allowed.
Plug tobacco,
could be found.

A small brick,
you could carve,
a "chaw" and place
between your cheek and gum.

A nasty habit,
if you decided to chew,
but with "chaw" in your
mouth, what did you do?

You carried a small can,
so, you could spit.
A disgusting habit,
I must admit.

I never chewed
for I had no chew,
as it stained your teeth,
not just one, but a few.

A Comment by Loy

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Loy • 01/02/2024 at 09:10AM • Like 1 Profile

Oh the things people did to be cool. Good poem!

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