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Beds
by Henry Burt Stevens
Tuesday, March 29, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Beds
by Henry Burt Stevens
6/26/2004


Which bed will
your deathbed be?
Can you hear
your breath rattle?


Beds are many
at home, hospital
highway, runway
river, sea.


Beds can be found
while standing--
my father dead
before he hit the floor.


Many find beds
at the end of falling,
or surrounded
by water, water-beds.


Best beds are circled
by family and friends
waiting undertaker
to remove the remains.


Unattended death
not only sad
but removal delayed
by discovery, police report.


Death is not morbid
but unquestionable
eventually unavoidable-
it will become your bed.

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Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 3/29/2005
A truly deadly piece Henry but speaks much truth. G
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 3/29/2005
Jerry is funny, but the poem is evocative, only spooky if you fear death. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/29/2005
Hehehehehe...had to laugh at Jerry sorry!!

Thought provoking write!!

Love Tinka The Evil One ;(
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 3/29/2005
I just hope I am not in anothers bed when their turn comes and somehow the messa=enger of death mixes things up.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/29/2005
Then there is my favorite feather bed lol good write

Felix
Reviewed by George Carroll 3/29/2005
A happy thought that life everlasting awaits those who believe in God and have practiced their faith.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 3/29/2005
When I die,
I don't think of humans, I think of God.
I only need God there to welcome me home.

Sandie Angel a.k.a. Sandie May Angel :o)



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