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Close Call

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Below is the poem entitled Close Call which was written by poet Carl Fraser. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Close Call

Death whispered my name today,
a soft seductive coo in my ear.
Proceeding onward to invade my very soul;
And over my body,
I felt the creeping cold take hold.

I closed my eyes to join the dance,
the romance of the dead;
Leading me from what I used to be,
into where I'll spend eternity,
where waltzes will never end for me.
So Free.

The shout of loved ones slingshots me back.
Lying in a cold sweat,
awake and screaming,
perhaps I was just dreaming.
Perhaps if it were more than a whisper,
I would have answered deaths call,
after all.

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  1. Date: 10/28/2012 3:13:00 PM
    The intensity of your writes makes one hold their breath, lovely verse Carl, hugs vie

    Fraser Avatar Carl Fraser
    Date: 10/28/2012 3:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks again for reading Vie, ive been all over reading other works and i promise you are next. Take care, stay blessed,Carl
  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:35:00 PM
    Fabulous, I love it!

    Fraser Avatar Carl Fraser
    Date: 10/28/2012 3:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for reading and responding Theresa,some people fear death, but i like to write about it as its no big deal, we just pass from one level to the next beyond. Thanks again, regards, Carl,