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Edward Strong Esq.

By foggytwo
This is the tale of Eddy Strong.
An elderly gent was he.
He passed away aged eighty five.
The time was half past three.
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Now Eddy`s sister, Wilma.
Arranged for his transfer.
To MacDougal the undertaker.
For his body to inter.
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Wilma told the undertaker.
To be sure to clean his feet.
Eddy had a problem all his life.
A smell he could not defeat.
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The headstone was duly ordered.
By his other sister Janet.
With written instructions from Eddy.
To purchase a nice wee piece of granite.
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The arrangements were made for the funeral.
With words written on the headstone.
And Mr. Delaney, the funeral director.
Confirmed the date on his mobile phone.
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They put Eddy away on a Monday.
With the words,"Gone but not fotgotten".
His sisters were sad and also quite glad.
Gone to, were his feet that were rotten.

Tags: Still life Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Humour and fun

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CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
1 Mar 2010 6:49PM
A super poem, love it! Carol

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1 Mar 2010 7:03PM
Great poem & shot - well done, enjoyed that !!

Chris
1 Mar 2010 7:09PM
I have a pic of a grave stone that is real & more worrying! maybe I will put it up one day...
User_Removed 15 386 2 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2010 7:15PM
Very funny, excellent. Smile
photophantom 11 108 3 Philippines
1 Mar 2010 7:19PM
great creation Pete Wink
Dennis
Mynett 11 142 6 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2010 9:54PM
wonderful work Pete, I look forward to these so much thank you for sharing

Linda x
EMJAYCEE Plus
10 10 10 England
1 Mar 2010 11:14PM
Nice bit of black granite and a super poem. Thanks.
DP_Imagery 15 24 6 Wales
1 Mar 2010 11:35PM
Only you Pete . . . only you pmsl Wink

Bruce
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2010 11:44AM
Thanks for this one .....
MickS 14 23 14 England
2 Mar 2010 3:03PM
Watcha Peter
Smile
best
Mick
leginR 11 England
2 Mar 2010 7:04PM
Lol very funny Pete love it.
Nigel
4 Mar 2010 7:19PM
You even make a funeral fun !!!! gill
7 Mar 2010 1:04PM
brilliant pete,still laughing.ray
foggytwo 16 36 1 Scotland
10 Mar 2010 3:20PM
Thanks to everyone above for the comments,appreciated.
Pete.
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
19 Apr 2010 6:33PM
A very humorous verse indeed Pete, I wonder if Edward Strong Esq was related to Count Arthur Strong?

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