The Grimm Reaper

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After a recent near miss, I was inspire to write this poem

Submitted: August 03, 2012

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Submitted: August 03, 2012

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The Grimm Reaper came after me, heh, heh, heh, heh. It started when I was twenty one!

Thought he'd have a bit of fun!

A grimace upon his hidden face,

Reserving me a special place.

Twisting his gnarly hand, Thought he'd whisk me off this land.

Appendicitis did strike me down, But boy did I make him frown.

He forgot what we have best, It's called the NHS.

The Grimm Reaper came after me, Heh, heh, heh, heh!

At the age of thirty four, He thought he'd try some more.

A smirk upon his hidden face, Reserving me a special place.

Twisting his gnarly hand, Thought he'd whisk me off this land.

Walking along I did spy, An ever growing blackened sky.

To the car I did retreat, In I hopped as the lightening beat.

The Grimm reaper came after me, Heh, heh, heh, heh.

At the age of forty six, Thought I'd been a lucky bitch!

A snarl upon his hidden face, Reserving me a special place.

Twisting his gnarly hand, Thought he'd whisk me off this land.

A night time fire he did invoke, In an attempt to burn and choke!

Woken by my beloved pet Who I owe a grateful debt.

The Grimm Reaper stopped coming after me, Heh, heh, heh, heh.

He changed his mind Decided to flee.

At the age of ninety nine, Now I think it is the time.

To say hello once again, To someone who's been waiting around the bend.

The Grimm reaper's been waiting for me Heh, heh, heh, heh.

Off I went to that special place, A smile at last upon his face.

Along my final journey I did meet, The guardian angel who undid his every feat.


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