Worms shall wait!

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With each step: one, two, three and the next,
To the grave down thy feet thou move ahead;
Worms and all that wait there for their feast
Shall devour thy eyes, thighs and thy tiny feet.

 

Copyright © July 23, 2019, Newton Ranaweera
Image source: Pixabay

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9 thoughts on “Worms shall wait!

  1. Yes, our death is a worms’ banquet. At least, every single bit will be “recycled”. Well written with an air of old poetry using the forms “thou” and “thy”. Shakespearian reminiscences.

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