A poem by my dad…

My Dad astounds me. He just comes out with poems, they roll off his tongue like water. He says he can’t be bothered to write them down, so I do for him. Sometimes they just pop into his head. Here’s a good old death shanty…

Eternity.

I want to be a buried

In the deep blue sea

Where all the crabs and  prawns and things

Can make a feast on me

I probably won’t taste as good

As they did to me

But that’s the way the factory works

When you enter Eternity.

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2 responses to “A poem by my dad…

  1. Wow, this is awesome! I love it. I’ve thought the same thing before, but never put it into such a delightful poem. Cheers!

  2. Thanks Isaac, I thought it was great when i heard it too.

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