A poem about email scammers

Standard
TRASH RECYCLED

Is this shady business?
we’re all wearing dark glasses
‘SPAM’ tagged to our chests

For some reason we all 
have a sneeze or sniffle

In the ante room
sitting nervously like at the dentist’s
awaiting our fate 
for someone to hit the
‘Delete’ button

Outcasts – all of us

Let’s listen in to the Trash talking
over there the cute blonde
I’m Lenin
oops I mean Lena
cute Russian girl
very single
seeking man for
good times
why I here?
cough

And across from me
that swarthy guy
With the warmest of heart and fondest greeting;
I trust that our friendship will not be fleeting;
I understand that my contact may surprise:
If it infringes your privacy, I apologise.

My new dearest one and now most beloved;
A moment to tell you of funds I have recovered;
Will you offer me your trust and helping hand?
My humble name: Dr Nana Nowayaskam.

I am, friend, from the government of Nigeria
(or was that Sierra Leone, Ghana or Algeria?);
Dear One, listen to my most heartfelt proposition:
I trust you will have no barriers or opposition. 

I offer you great wealth and a lifetime of riches
(what is giving me fever, coughs and those itches?);
I know the others are most abrupt and ingenuous
But this offer, friend, is nothing short of ingenious. 

My colleagues are certain and totally unanimous
That you, my friend, are the only one to help us;
And so that we can transfer this large amount
All we need are details of your bank account. 

Then, dearest, you will achieve the greatest wealth,
Importance, fond love and the best of health;
All this fortune for placing in me your trust;
Let us seal the deal now – it has to be a must!

So in considering this my most sincere request,
Please think of why it is far better than the rest;
There is one reason why it differs from this kind: 
None of the others have written it in rhyme.

And the others:
there’s a guy who rattles with pills
whenever he moves
another with a roulette wheel
another from a bank
or two

And me
I find it difficult to walk
due to several let us say
enhancements

Will we end up in a
a molten vat or
a gas chamber?

whoa!
who pressed the ‘Delete’ trapdoor button?

Floating
a white light: 
is this the gateway to
cyber-hell?

No, there is a cyber-god!
recycled
I’m back with
a gender change
My dear friend let me tell you about myself:
I am here to give you the greatest of help;
A tale of woe with foreboding I must tell;
My humble name: Mrs Betsy Noble La Belle.

See my husband, an upstanding gent from the South
Passed away suddenly, from cancer of the mouth,
And as I may no longer be here due to ill health
I thus wish to dispose of our substantial wealth.

I offer you great wealth and a lifetime of riches
(what is giving me fever, coughs and those itches?);
I know the others are most abrupt and ingenuous
But this offer, friend, is nothing short of ingenious...

Trash or treasure? – trick or treat?
What comes around goes around.

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