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Chewing Gum

No doubt.
The piece of gum
Naughtily stuck under a school desk

Instead of thrown in the dustbin
They say smoking’s a disgusting habit
But gum is messy
Gets everywhere if you
Aren’t careful

Nicotine gum?
The bane of smokers
They say it tastes
Foul

But gum
Either way
Comes in all varieties
Sugarfree I favour
Bad for the teeth
Otherwise –

Raspberry, strawberry, mint, spearmint
The never-ending flavours of life
On this planet
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Submitted by speakalittlefr on April 07, 2021

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