David Mitchell

Rookie - 196 Points (20/12/1988 / Colchester)

I Did Not Choose To Be Alive - Poem by David Mitchell

I did not choose to be alive,
I did not ask the gift of breath:
Take comfort, though; be thankful that
After the farce comes death.

(Friday,4th November,2005.)

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 4, 2005

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