David Lewis Paget

Nottingham, England/live in Australia
David Lewis Paget
Nottingham, England/live in Australia
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Al Cobdogla's Hearse

Rating: 5.0
The mood in the town of Warramine
Was grim, and getting worse,
For stuck on the town's old hump-back bridge
Was Al Cobdogla's hearse,
The brakes had failed and the motor quit
And the footplates wedged each side,
The springs had sprung, and the body hung
On Emily's final ride!

The coffin lodged in the back was black,
As black as Emily's sin,
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15 July 2012
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Chris Blazo 17 August 2012
What a cool, funny story-poem. The women in turn made Emily a permanent fixture in town. Great write. Thans!
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