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Undertaker blues

reminds me of the funeral job, at the morgue 40 tables, i logged, one of a hundred jobs id see, blood n guts an misery, macarbe on mentality... but id come to get ol Marge, suspended on 3 chains, was large, stiff as iniquity, came flying though the air, 6 feet up without a care, no bloody dignity, as naked as a Jaybird she, but death had set her free, as she said to me... re:"While Waiting At The River Styx" Terry O'Leary Don Guys at the morgue like to shock ya, so i get this naked lady zooming towards me suspended on 3 chains attached to rollers on the under the neck, one under the waist, and one under the ankles..a shock to the system... as i come in the door...the tables 40 were all occupied with the grim reapers handiwork...

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  1. Date: 8/28/2012 12:31:00 AM
    cool write Don,,,,, age 9 I had a girlfriend who worked at the morgue. She would tell us story's all the time ;}

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    Date: 8/28/2012 12:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    a girlfriends aunt I meant ;}
  1. Date: 8/23/2012 5:00:00 AM
    Don, mate reminds me when I was an apprentice butcher, the things they would do to you in the abbotoir was much the same...Dave

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 7:17:00 PM
    You are truly amazing my friend! You can come up with the most interesting stuff! I love this incredible piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 4:05:00 PM
    hahaha. 6 feet "up" indeed. Love it, Don. In fact, I like the whole write. I'm still giggling as I'm writing this. You have one hell of a sense of humor. :)

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 3:44:00 PM
    Don, I'm flattered/humbled to (apparently) have been the/an inspiration for this fine poem of yours! Terry