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October 2021
 
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Morbidly Amusing Musings

by Kenneth Vincent Walker


But what difference does it
Make where I'm buried if
No one knows where I am?

In an unmarked grave, and
No slave to tradition, beneath
The sun, surf and the sand.

Ah, the sea just prior to the
Horizon as the jetty points
The way on a clearly lit day.

Unto the depths, the waves,
In a sealed vessel, surreally
Concealed in a watery grave.

But what difference does it
Make where I'm buried if
No one knows who I am?

Will my words evaporate
As vapor, or project beyond
My voice across the land?

Out there before the Ponce
Inlet's sunrise, I greet each
Day with a smile and a tan.

For I pour out my prodigious
Heart revealing my morbidly
Amusing musings placed on

Display for those who may,
Those willing to stray past
The traditions commonly

Thought pious in man.


2021 Kenneth Vincent Walker

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