James Bredin

Rookie (1933 / Ennis Canada)

A BLUE MOON... NOV 23RD,2012


A BLUE MOON... Nov 23rd,2012
BY
JAMES BREDIN

How much time have I left between now and the time that I die?
How and when will I know for sure and when can I say goodbye?
If I could arrange the date and time of my death; that would be cool,
Unfortunately I can't, and they wont say why and treat me like a fool.




Because death-with-dignity is banned in this great land,
And our distant Ottawa aristocrats think this is grand,
They have it in Switzerland and Oregon and other places,
But they tell us; we can't have it, right to our faces.




And our politicians will not discuss it because they will never die,
Is this what they think or is this what they've been told; and why?
Someone somewhere should have an answer for this problem soon,
Why do we have to wait forever like waiting for a blue moon?

Nov 23rd,2012

Submitted: Friday, November 23, 2012

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