Ted Sheridan


Smoke Signals


If my last breath is a gasp for more life
then bury me shallow for I will try to return
And should my last breath be a sigh in relief
then bury me deep my soul to keep
But should my last breath be unheard
well then burn my flesh and bones
For on them I have scratched my last will and testament
leaving nothing else to say…


(2007)

Submitted: Monday, October 15, 2007
Edited: Saturday, April 16, 2011

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Comments about this poem (Smoke Signals by Ted Sheridan )

  • Rookie x... x... (10/15/2007 6:37:00 PM)

    Deep thoughts here...captivating title and a reminder that however we go there is hope of a better 'after life'. marci. :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Firoze Shakir Bollywoods Most Wanted Poet Of India (10/15/2007 9:41:00 AM)

    But should my last breath be unheard
    well then burn my flesh and bones
    For on them I have scratched my last will and testament
    leaving nothing else to say…

    posterity need not fear you give hope.. to live after death too..10 (Report) Reply

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