Unwanted poetry is a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning, overdose and abuse.
Academic poetry can be just as deadly as street poetry when read without supervision.
The use of poetry ranks second only to marijuana as the most common cause of death amongst members of Generation X in America.
The majority of teenagers abusing poetry get their poems from family and friends. Studies show that readily accessible books in homes are at least 73 times more deadly than loaded firearms.
Unwanted poems thrown in the trash can be retrieved and abused or illegally sold. Unwanted poems that are flushed contaminate the water supply. Proper disposal of unwanted poetry saves lives and protects the environment.
Here are some tips for properly disposing of unwanted poetry and poets:
Tear poems out of books; Mix poems with something more appealing like used kitty litter or soiled diapers; Seal poets in a bag or disposable container, and throw them away.
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