Death And Beyond

About death and what might be

ARE YOU WEARING BLACK ATTIRE?

Are you wearing black attire? I must tell you it rather lights my fire

ARE YOU WEARING MOURNING CLOTHES?

Are you wearing mourning clothes?

ARE YOU WEARING MOURNING WEAR?

Are you wearing mourning wear?

ARE YOU WEARING WIDOWS WEEDS?

Are you wearing widows’ weeds? Well you still have a woman needs

COME WITH ME NOW

At his bedside The gentle angel stood Watching as he slept

DEATH AND TAXES

Death and taxes are the only certainties In a life full of possibilities

DEATH AT SEA

I fight for my life In the icy water

DEATH CAME AS NO SURPRISE

Death came as no surprise

DEATH IN THE SHADOWS

Death in the shadows

DON’T FORGET ME

Don’t forget me, now I’ve gone But remember me in happy ways Don’t dwell on all the sadness

DRAWN LIKE A MOTH

I moved toward the light Drawn like a moth to a flame

FATHER

I feel his hand on my shoulder Reassuringly When I am unsure of myself Or hesitant I see him watch me sagely When I seek enlightenment I see him smile with pride When I succeed Or with head inclined to comfort

GATHER IN THE WOODLAND LILIES

Gather in the woodland lilies

GONE ARE THOSE JOYFUL DAYS

Gone is that joyful day When we stood before God

HE CAME IN THE NIGHT

He came in the night The consummate thief

HE WAS A ROGUE WHEN HE LIVED

He was a rogue when he lived And won’t be missed a bit

HIS LATE GRACE

When my uncle Passed away last night

I HEAR AN ANGEL SINGING

In the quiet of the night When peaceful silence reigns

I LOST YOU

I lost you And at the moment

I WAS LEFT DIMINISHED

I was left diminished When your light went out It left a shadow on my soul And my heart was left

I WENT TO THE CEMETERY WITH GRANDDAD

I went to the cemetery with Granddad

IF I HAD ONLY KNOWN # 1

If I had only known It would be the last time

IF I HAD ONLY KNOWN # 2

If I had only known It would be the last time I would see you

IF I HAD ONLY KNOWN # 3

If I had only known It would be the last time That I would ever see you

IT’S THE END OF MY AUTUMN DAYS

It’s the end of my autumn days
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LOST SOULS

The selfish Self deluding Act of release At the end The point of serenity Marking an end And a beginning For the one Peace A perfect painless peace An end of heart ache Physical pain

MY GRANDDADS GREATEST PLEASURE

M y granddads greatest pleasure Was his allotment

SUCKED INTO THE DARKNESS

Sucked into the darkness, Plunged into the abyss Life pronounced extinct

THE DAWN PASSING

Sun light pierced the darkness Through unmet curtains Spilling gentle early morning sun

THE FADING LIGHT OF THE EVENING

The fading light of the evening

THE FINAL RECKONING

As she sat by his bedside As his life ebbed away

THE GRAVESIDE SERVICE WAS OVER

The graveside service was over,

THE LAST LONG HOUR OF AUTUMN

It was late autumn, The season was dying

THE TIME I HAVE AWAITED IS AT HAND

The time I have awaited is at hand

THEIR BODIES LAY ENTWINED

Their bodies lay entwined

TIME THE FICKLE FRIEND

Time the fickle friend,

WHAT GREATER COMPLIMENT

What greater compliment Could be bestowed On any man

WHAT GREATER EPITAPH

What greater epitaph Could be written Of any man

WHEN I DIE

When I die And I ascend

WHENEVER YOU FEEL SAD AND LONELY

Whenever you feel sad and lonely And the days are cold and grey

YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU

“You can’t take it with you”

THOSE JOYFUL DAY

Gone now is that joyful day When we stood before God Humble in his blessed presence And we were joined as one When everything lay ahead of us

AN ELDERLY WOMAN DECIDED TO PREPARE HER WILL

An elderly woman decided to prepare her will “I have two requests” she told her solicitor

LEFT ALONE

Tears stung her eyes And her voice cracked As she remembered

GRIEVING FOR A LOVED ONE

Grieving for a loved one
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GRANDAD BEAT HIS WIFE TO DEATH

Grandad beat his wife to death