BrooksLooks @ One More Thing

One More Thing

when my time has come
and i fade from view
do what you will
with what’s left of me,
then do what’s best for you

and one more thing

when i’ve gone
after my last day
buy plenty of whisky
and find a piper
who’ll play

and if there is any
money left
spend more on the whisky
and less time
bereft

scatter my ashes
on a gentle breeze
in the woods
near a brook
or by the trees

take a sip
sit back and breathe
remember how it was,
how we used to be
then carry on
the best you can
here’s to you my friend
last drink’s on me

no religious jargon
nor prayerful words
just humor and jest
and singing birds
it was the life i was given
i did my best
to many too quiet
was out ridin’ fences
distant and odd
in tune with my senses

tho’ our earthly dance
has come to pass
i’ll smile down
(up, as the case may be)
so tip your glass
for a moment or two
remember me

if you were among
the precious few
precious to me
and i to you,
i leave here
on the wings of your love
with all we shared
i rise above

and one more thing

to those who think i’ve left
owing some debt
whether of the heart
or financial aid
please have a glass
the account is closed
the bill is paid

and one more thing

if you still believe that
i owe you somehow
beyond a lifetime
after i’ve come to pass
it will be easier now
that i’m laid out
to kiss my ass

© Copyright 2017 Brooks Bradbury / BrooksLooks
All Rights Reserved

About Brooks Bradbury / BrooksLooks

Words pour forth and end up here. Thanks for visiting, following and for your feedback.
This entry was posted in poetry. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s