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If cocaine were an alien what it does not want you to know!

Ramesh C. Reddy
Pittsburgh Standard

While walking in the William Pitt Union, I was asked by a WPTS staff member if I wanted to do anything for the Gong Show. I decided I was going to read poetry on the night of March 01, in the allotted two minutes, knowing that at any minute I maybe gonged out if the judges or the audience did not like it.

My intent was to speak about the dangers of cocaine and the blessings of Jesus Christ in a way that will captivate the audience and yet entertain them within those two minutes.

            With this in mind, I gave cocaine an extra-terrestrial personality and told the audience comprised of earthlings if cocaine were an alien what it would not want them to know, by reciting a rhyming poem.

            Little did I expect that I would be reciting it to more than 200 people but trusting in Jesus to give my best, I went ahead and performed!

            I did not expect to last 2 minutes on the stage without being gonged out but I did! I was totally touched by the judges hand gestures and the audiences response throughout the poem and afterwards.

            The Master of Cermonies (MC) reminded the audience that I was not gonged out of the stage. Since I was competing against multiple performers, I was ecstatic to be chosen by the audience as one of the three best performers.

            The tension began as the audience now had to voice their winner among the three best performers. The MC put his hand on the top of our head to hear the audiences’ response of who they wanted to be the winner of the Gong Show.

            When he placed his hand on the top of my head, the crowd went wild with shouts, claps, and couple of standing ovations. To my surprise, I had won the Gong Show after presenting the dangers of cocaine and the blessings of Jesus Christ.

            After the recitation an earthling wanted a copy of what I read so I gave it to her. I want to share with you the winning poem of the Gong Show!

If cocaine were an alien what it does not want you to know! by Ramesh C. Reddy

Invading peoples bodies, they call me dope.

In my clutches, you have no hope.

I am too powerful for you to say nope.

I have a twin, white powder named Coke.

In blood, dealers let my opponents soak.

Let me tell you, it ain't no joke!

Come in my way, I will shoot to kill!

With sorrow and tears, your family, I will fill.

In my power, you have no free will.

My dealers and buyers use guns in a rush.

People's wounds make their blood gush.

Since I am illegal, my code name is 'hush'.

I am too slick to get caught.

From me children and adults have bought.

You need to get high, I am better than pot.

Lot of money, if you got

Dope and Coke, I give a lot.

DEA and ATF have me sought.

Christ is the only One, have not fought!

Hope people don't know Jesus, else I will rot!

Cause I know, no one can from the Savior run.

His Healing power, miracles hast done!

People now start using love, not my dope and gun.

Without death, I have no fun.

After people came to Jesus, my profits are none!

Cause they realize, I am sin.

With me in their system, they cannot win.

Only Jesus' love gives them a new start.

So to Jesus, they give their heart

Knowing He will do His part!

Healing addictions is His art!

As Jesus loves them so much!

He sends His healing touch!

Even though their life looks dim

And the future looks slim

His cleansing Blood can heal them, where they are

Making me lose the Drug-War!

My career I will lose

Because the Savior, they will choose!

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