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Doomsday

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Doomsday

Say goodbye, because the world
Is coming to an end.
Do not shoot the messenger – 
I’m warning you, my friend.

Gather all ye rosebuds
(Even that which is a sled)
And have a final champagne toast
Or have a beer instead.

Do not fret – it’s destiny.
There’s nothing you can do.
Search on Google all you want 
And you won’t find a clue.

Watch your Showtime On Demand;
Tomorrow is too late.
For Carrie, Saul and Brody – well,
We’ll never know their fate.

You should heed the words I say;
Believe me, I’m not lyin’.
I’m lucky that the calendar
I bought last year was Mayan!

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  1. Date: 12/21/2012 6:44:00 AM
    Lol, we will see, won't we? Love it, Ilene. Too cute.

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 10:58:00 PM
    This is such an adorable poem. Just so witty. Your Citizen Kane reference is awesome. This poem is absolutely incredible. Love it! Love it! Love it! I have a funny post on my facebook page about the Mayan calendar. you may have seen it already. The mayan working on the calendar is offered tequila and replies "sure, if I don't finish this it won't be the end of the world"

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 8:26:00 PM
    Ha...yeah I'm doing all my shopping after the 21st...just in case. Why buy a bunch of stuff that'll never get used..ha. Nice write!