The wake

by Michael   Jan 18, 2019


They were all there;
so many faces and,
at such short notice

strange, as I never
invited anyone.

-word of mouth I guess

for once I didn’t
carry the weight
on my shoulders

-i felt a few others did though.

I felt so proud,
as everyone sang
my praises

I wanted to say
something, but
I kept a lid on it

Imagine,
the look on their faces!

if I did.

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  • 2 months ago

    by Daniel

    You put the fun in funeral Michael ;)

  • 2 months ago

    by Brenda

    Clever Michael! Now that would be a wake to remember! Nice!

    • 2 months ago

      by Michael

      Haha, it would Miss Brenda, thank you :)x

  • 2 months ago

    by Poet on the Piano

    I had to laugh our loud at this! I was definitely expecting a more somber piece so this caught me off guard but as always, your voice is unique and quite distinct throughout. Thanks for the humor!

    • 2 months ago

      by Michael

      Thanks MA glad you enjoyed :)x

  • 3 months ago

    by - Mr. Darcy

    You killed me with your humour.

    Nice work as ever - I'll take it to the grave.

    • 2 months ago

      by Michael

      Hope not Mr D, i promise not to make you laugh again ;)

  • 3 months ago

    by Hellon

    OMG...the humour!!! I just loved the whole thought if this..it made me laugh my head off...did your head stone read..."Is it that time Already" by any chance? :)

    • 2 months ago

      by Michael

      Haha.. thanks Hellon, i do like that :)

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