Flying Lemming

Rookie - 93 Points (England)

Chain Mail - Poem by Flying Lemming

My dear close favourite friend
I have something I have to send
On to you that I just found
Sent to me last time around
It’s a message telling me
That I will upset destiny
And bring great pain and suffering
And lose almost everything
That’s in my life and live always
In deep depression all my days
Love will be lost and fortunes gone
Illness will spread before to long
Until I’m shrivelled and just a shell
Falling deep into my own hell
If I don’t keep the message going
And as I have no way of knowing
If it could really happen to me
I thought I better just agree
Stress and worry this put me through
So now I’m sending it on to you
How much more friendly can you get
Than to pass on a vile nasty threat

Comments about Chain Mail by Flying Lemming

  • Indira Renganathan (1/28/2017 12:16:00 AM)

    How much more friendly can you get
    Than to pass on a vile nasty threat......very impressive words- 10++++
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  • (1/27/2017 7:09:00 PM)

    perfect submission FL (Report) Reply

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (1/27/2017 1:47:00 PM)

    A true friend is ready to sacrifice
    his own life for the sake of his
    friend.... Congrats on being selected for the day.....
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  • (1/27/2017 1:06:00 PM)

    I had a chain mail only once about 30 years ago. It wasn't unpleasant but I didn't know who sent it though I suspected a certain Lady! I still have it somewhere. It is a very interesting subject for a poem and very well written.
    Is the one who sent it to you still a friend?
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  • Vincent Onyekachukwu Onyeche (1/27/2017 10:41:00 AM)

    I love the plot in this poem. Nice one. And welcome to poemhunters (Report) Reply

  • Hebert Logerie Sr. (1/27/2017 10:14:00 AM)

    Chain Mail by Flying Lemming
    Illness will spread before too long. This is how it is in life. Chain Mail is a thought provoking poem that needs to be revised by Flying Lemming. A few minor corrections need to be made. The poem is artistically rhymed, something that is hard to do at times.  (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (1/27/2017 9:26:00 AM)

    Delete! Delete! Delete! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Clarence Prince (1/27/2017 9:15:00 AM)

    Yes! Send it back, and forgive the friend! (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/27/2017 9:03:00 AM)

    Shrivelled! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Lantz Pierre (1/27/2017 5:27:00 AM)

    I love sarcasm
    I am pleased not to have any friends who burden me with this kind of thing. The people I call friends wouldn't stoop to anything less than a face-to-face threat to knock my block off. And we not only respect each other for that, we see the honor and honestly like each other. I only get chain mail from my in-laws. And it never elicits laughs.

    This is pretty darn funny.
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  • (1/27/2017 4:39:00 AM)

    Made me laugh so much I had to go to the washroom. Congratulations on Poem Of The Day. (Report) Reply

  • (1/27/2017 4:13:00 AM)

    Heartiest Congrats for exposing a social ill coming through superstition and/or ignorance as also on this poem's selection as member poem of the Day. (Report) Reply

  • (1/27/2017 3:25:00 AM)

    Thanks for spreading the heevie jeevies. Now if I could only shake it off. Great poem! (Report) Reply

  • Terry Craddock (1/27/2017 3:19:00 AM)

    'How much more friendly can you get
    Than to pass on a vile nasty threat'

    yes I gladly broke the chain, passed on no vile nasty threat, a simple return to sender address unknown, old chain mail always has weak spots
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  • Tom Allport (1/27/2017 3:09:00 AM)

    tom allport
    good poem about how not to treat good friends? (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (1/27/2017 2:15:00 AM)

    The poem highlights a practical issue that is happening in social media like FB, whats App and telephone messages and causing much distress to the addressee.Some people randomly sends religious or prophetic messages saying that if they don't share or forward the messages to such number of people, it will bring ill luck to him.It strikes badly to those who are God fearing or in a weak mental state.It even harms a friendship as the friend may find it too stressful and irritating.Such type of things should stop.
    Thanks for sharing a poem on this issue.Congratulations for being selected as Poet of the Day.
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  • Geoffrey Fafard (1/27/2017 2:08:00 AM)

    Brilliantly funny. Love it. (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith (1/27/2017 2:06:00 AM)

    A reasonable write. Congratulations on being put in this category. (Report) Reply

  • Tatiana Berdennikova (1/27/2017 1:48:00 AM)

    Chain Mail
    A very well worded sarcasm. I enjoyed reading your dark humor poem, +10. (Report) Reply

  • Kim Barney (1/27/2017 1:02:00 AM)

    This is hilarious. I'm going to add it to my favorite poem list. Tanks for posting it, and congrats on having it selected as poem of the day! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 4, 2010

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