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Friday, August 19, 2005

Blast from the Past - 4

Number 4...just a couple more. This one is kind of fun. I guess I was really thinking about the whole thing (fear of death) as being ridiculous. Oh well...

Why Me?

How does one cheat death?
With a sleight of hand?
Or a twist of fate?

Point it in the other direction?
Or disappear and make it wait?

Refuse an appointment?
Or show up a little late?

Ride off in a flaming chariot?
Or run away from it, like a blind date?

Escape will you, among the rest
Who take their pills, and do their best.
But dark flowing robes, and arcing scythe
Will come for you, wherever you hide!

No fool is death, he'll take your soul.
The bodies you keep, in six-foot holes.

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