The Seven Paths to Hell

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The Seven Paths to Hell

Greenbacks are life.
Rich or dead, pick one.
Evil beyond a shadow of a doubt
Envious of money and power
Don't forget the real riches of life.

Look but don't touch
Understand the limits of want
Sex appeal to sins
Temptation to pain

Another innocent death
No excuse for madness
Get a grip, calm down.
Emotional outbursts
Red-faced, two-faced sinners

Grease, sugar, salt
Let it not be number one
Understand there's a limit
Taste is nice but don't obsess
Time to make love come first
Ounce for ounce control yourself
Never ignore responsibility for food
Your life and health before your taste buds

Personal uplifting
Refusal to bend
Individual esteem comes first
Denounce others' opinions
Enjoy life,limit self-entitlement

Enjoy what you have, not what you don't
Never want above a need
Violence too often the result
You covet possession before community

Slow to action
Lethargic to the point of nuisance
Off your butt! Find a drive
Take initiative, TRY!
Hell awaits the do nothings

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fluffybunniezz commented on The Seven Paths to Hell

10-20-2012

This one I found to be rather interesting. I applaud you for not being redundant throughout the poem, as the whole thing outlined different kinds of sin. I think you know what I'm about to say (I'm sorry!): punctuation. There was a great lack of it, though it wasn't nonexistent.

Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.

Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

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