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The Lonely Grave

No one visited his grave today No last respects did anyone pay For his mortal soul did no one pray No tears were shed when he passed away His bank account’s balance was awful high To accomplish this, anything he would try In accumulating wealth, he made many others cry But, no tears were shed when the old man died To other greedy fools, his wealth was bequest His last will and testament, they would all contest To get bigger shares, they would do their best But, no tears were shed when he was laid to rest Beside his tomb was laid a humbler man With many loved one’s standing hand in hand No wealth left for his heirs to demand Crying tears of sorrow when he left this land I knew that rich man, but he was sad inside I knew that other man – I can say with pride To love them both, I truly tried But it was for the humble man that tears I cried

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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