Treasure Island

Pookey's Poems

(03/06/1959 / Chicago)

I Got An Email Today

I got an email today
It said an old friend of mine
Had died today

God had drawn the line
And his weary body
Was finally ready to cross

His family is at a loss
But just maybe
His spirit is ageless

I got an email today
It made me think of tomorrow
And to reflect back at the time borrowed

What would you do
If the doc told you
Your time has grown short

Get your life in order
And say your goodbye's
To your husband or wife

Say your goodbye's
To your kids
When they were your life

I got an email today
It told me life is too short
Too short to sit back to waste

Submitted: Tuesday, August 15, 2006
Edited: Tuesday, April 19, 2011
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  • Kee Thampi (8/17/2006 11:55:00 PM)

    God had drawn the line
    And his weary body
    Was finally ready to cross

    the golden touch in this poem makes us to love our God (Report) Reply

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