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I am Dead AND I am Leaving

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Misery loves company!!!

Eight hours of toiling in the sun With pick and axe digging for rum Captive to the sentence yet Prisoner to none Hard labour, and this sure ain’t fun Sweating in the heat, shoveling the dun Digging and digging this work never done Callused hands and a back carrying tons The sun is setting, yet escape seems far After all the digging is the gravel and tar I am dead, dead dead! Dead tired and wish I was in bed So fair warning I am leaving here soon Leaving this torture, to sing another tune Leaving, I am to fetch me some brew Some Tim Horton’s coffee and maybe some stew brb ummmm a coffee shop, lets see what trouble I can get into there!!!!! :)

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 9/4/2017 6:21:00 PM
haha, I was thinking this was gonna be something else altogether! REminds me of the song Working on the Chain Gang. Good one, Arthur.
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Date: 9/4/2017 11:42:00 AM
I thoroughly enjoyed this write from start to finish. There's nothing "fun" about the prison life but you had me laughing out loud with this hilarious write- Alexis
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Date: 9/4/2017 10:27:00 AM
Awesome, can you get me something while you're there?
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Date: 9/4/2017 9:40:00 AM
You have three angels to help you!..Nicely penned Arthur
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Date: 9/4/2017 6:16:00 AM
You don't need to find a coffee shop to get into trouble. You're always in some kind of stew. lol I LOVE this playful side of you.
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Date: 9/4/2017 2:31:00 AM
'Oh Brother Where Art Thou' is what comes to mind reading this. Go get em, tiger ;)
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Date: 9/4/2017 1:20:00 AM
made me giggle Arthur and is that Charlie's Angels I see there lol :-) hugs jan xx
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