No.43

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My neighbour isn’t dead yet,

Despite protests to the contrary.

Must be a zombie smoking, then,

Out lounging on her balcony.

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‘Not long for this world!’ she moans,

Too ill to work or clean.

Yet finds the strength to roll-her-own,

Her busy husband’s never seen.

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To his remonstrations cries,

‘Doc told me not to quit!

The shock would kill me!’ His reply?

‘Well just get on with it.’

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No.43

Erik Kaisson, 2018

 

 

 

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