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Dont Bring Me Pretty Flowers

Story ID:7513
Written by:bobby o'neill mitchum (bio, contact, other stories)
Story type:Poem
Location:Phenix City Alabama U.S.A.
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If You cant come around
when I'm alive and well
dont come when I am dieing
Your pitiful tale to tell,

when I am on My death bed
just laying there and dieing
dont come around to visit
with your sobbing and your crying.

If you cant come around
when I am not ill
then dont come around to visit
when My Body is cold and still,

and laying in a casket
in some funeral home
go on about your bussiness
and just leave me alone.

And dont bring me pretty flowers
to lay upon my grave
for I cannot see them then
and your money you can save,

I will be dead and gone
i will not know you then
so come while we can enjoy
a friendship between two friends.
(For Ms.Ellen Knox)