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The Art of Dying Gracefully

THE ART OF DYING GRACEFULLY As the family gathered around his bed His eyes were rolled back in his head They waited as he gasped for breath Moments before he'd meet with death They spoke briefly in quiet tones Some even stifled sorrowful moans His body shuddered, his eyelids closed It looked as though he peacefully dozed The pastor knelt by the bed to pray When suddenly they heard the sick man say I guess I put on quite a show But I am just not ready to go Contest - Burlesque Twist By: Natalie Flikkema

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 9/5/2011 12:42:00 PM
ha, that is funny
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Date: 8/25/2011 4:53:00 PM
Sorry for the delay-Thanks so much for entering my contest-and a big congrats. to you :)
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Date: 8/22/2011 3:00:00 PM
Congratulations on your placement in Natalie's "Burlesque Twist" contest Curtis. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/19/2011 7:25:00 PM
hmmmm not a nice man! Finnegan's Wake is a favorite song of mine! congrad's light & Love
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Date: 8/18/2011 8:57:00 PM
Very good. Very good. Tony
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Date: 8/18/2011 2:53:00 AM
hey Curtis congrats on your win David
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Date: 8/18/2011 1:02:00 AM
Good ending. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce
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Date: 8/17/2011 10:40:00 PM
Congrats Curtis on your super second place win my friend.. terrific piece luv..
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Date: 8/17/2011 9:27:00 PM
nice twist!
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Date: 8/13/2011 11:18:00 PM
Curitis this really read like a winner!!!!! This is really witty, such a clever write.... best of luck in the contest.....smiles.....chiquita
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Date: 8/12/2011 11:45:00 AM
Oh Curtis. I was prepared for expitation and you brought him back to life in such style. Loved this crazy verse. You did a good job on it. Sound like a winner - good luck!
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