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The Web Poetry Corner - James Bredin - Heaven or Hell

Heaven or Hell

by

James Bredin


Many of the big strong men that I once knew, have disappeared,
Most of them cut down by heart attacks or cancer, it is feared,
No one seems to have an answer to this ongoing outcome,
When their many lives were closed down like the beat of a drum.

It seems that a lot of the great guys that I knew are now dead,
And I would have been there too, many times, except for some meds,
Because life is not eternal though this may come as a shock,
No matter what these preachers announce to their obedient flock.

The finality of death is most difficult for us all,
That one day in the future we will get that final call,
While every religion insists that there is an afterlife,
Just believe, be obedient and it will lessen the strife.

But no one ever came back from the dead -- heaven or hell,
And clarified this afterlife and explained where they dwell,
I hate to tell you this but I think that when we’re dead, we’re dead,
But you can avoid all this conflict and believe them instead.


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