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My Suit of Grief

I am off to buy a suit today A black suit or maybe gray, I have a funeral to attend, A suit of grief to buy and then In my closet, there it shall stay. And there I hope it rots away Not to be worn another-day A fancy fig leaf from a bin. I am off to buy a suit today. Only the living have a say Of attire and grand array For a dress in which to ascend Or a coat in which too defend For the dead we can only pray. I am off to buy a suit today.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2007




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