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for the reaper need not hesitate at the bathroom door

twas’ the King himself who left Heartbreak Hotel, to die face down in a pile of his own vomit for the reaper need not hesitate at the bathroom door twas’ Lenny whose ha-ha’s did stop the night he filled his veins up to the brim, naked, alone & 40 years of age for the reaper need not hesitate at the bathroom door twas’ the King of Lizards whose heart failed & left him plop down in Paris, but we still don’t know what did him in for the reaper need not hesitate at the bathroom door twas’ Orville, the legend of popcorn, who got in his jacuzzi, where one might say the water was too hot or too cold, because after his heart failed, he slunk down & drowned, having never crunched on his luscious buttery treat again for the reaper need not hesitate at the bathroom door twas’ Judy who sought the other side of the rainbow, by popping downers in the Summer of 69’, overdosed & dead in the bathroom of her new London home, leaving her Mickey alone to wonder where the bluebirds fly for the reaper need not hesitate at the bathroom door twas’ Dr. Thorkel himself, who after shrinking them all, got all dolled up in Hollywood at home, naked as the day he was born, with his eyes blindfolded, mouth gagged, hands cuffed & covered in sexual scrawlings that had been carried out in ruby red lipstick… found with a noose round his neck, he autoerotically used that bathroom for the last time for the reaper need not hesitate at the bathroom door.

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