Treasure Island

R. C. Welford


To die.


Oh, how I wish that I would die,

With no ones that I love nearby,

But still to look them in the eye.


Oh, how I wish that I could die,

Without making my loved ones cry,

But still be remembered with a sigh.


Oh, how I wish that I should die,

Alone, with company, to say goodbye,

To trade a parting wish, and be not asked why?

Submitted: Sunday, January 26, 2014
Edited: Monday, January 27, 2014
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