David Harris

Gold Star - 4,611 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Mr Death - Poem by David Harris

I saw Mr Death the other day,
and said I have a few things to say to you.
For starters, I am not coming with you.
You can pull all you want,
but I will resist all the way.
There are too many things that I have to do.
Before I think of going with you,
I am in debt to too many friends.
Until those debts are paid,
you can go and whistle,
because I am not coming with you.
There are also too many things
I have yet to achieve.
Therefore, you might as well leave me alone,
until I have them done.
So Mr Death I am saying goodbye to you.
Come back in about forty years time,
I might just have about everything done by then.

(7 October 2007)

Comments about Mr Death by David Harris

  • Ernestine Northover (10/10/2007 4:33:00 PM)

    I'm glad you gave him a piece of your mind David. Leave him to the wasters, not the busy people who have lots of good things to do. I can see you have your feet firmly planted on the ground! ! ! ! ! !
    Loved this one.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX

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  • (10/10/2007 4:12:00 PM)

    As I like to say lots 'God isn't ready for me Yet.' In this case it's most definitely so, for you're needed on earth at least until you're a hundred and one! ! ! ! ! hugs, marci.xo (Report)Reply

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  • (10/10/2007 4:01:00 PM)

    Well if he excepts debts for letting you live, i am going to live forever my friend..10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 15, 2011

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