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the cemetery - a poem

The final resting place,
Steady and still.

After a life of toil,
And maybe,
Some smiles.

For eternity,
And ever and ever,
And a bit longer.

A peaceful place,
A place of tranquility,

Apart from the gentle humming sound,
That emanates,
From the electricity sub-station,
Just across the way.

A gentle buzz,
A few thousand volts,
Cannot disturb those,
Who do the long sleep.

But what a cruel irony,
If any of those here,

Copped it from electrocution.

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On Sunday, 18 May, 2008, Anonymous Dino said:

Extraordinary. Presumably the cemetery was there first - in which case it was someone's decision to put the sub station there. Looks pretty terrible.  

On Monday, 19 May, 2008, Anonymous Mark said:


"Shocking!" - Cemetery Today
"Electric! Can't Resist(or) Laughing!" - Power Substation Monthly
"Sparks Flew Out Of Our Ears!" - Urban Planning Digest
"A Million Volts!" - Electron & Proton, WCBS-TV  

On Tuesday, 20 May, 2008, Blogger tornadoes28 said:

Good thing that cremation is the practice used in Japan. Had the deceased been buried whole in that cemetary, they probably would have risen from the dead as zombies due to some sort of electrical phenomenon created by the substation.  

On Tuesday, 20 May, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said:

I like it tornadoes, and then the zombies attack the politicians and CEO of the construction company who paid under the table to get permission to get the substation built. coming to a movie theater near you........  

On Tuesday, 20 May, 2008, Anonymous Scotty.VOR said:

Watt a shocking thought. Zombies would certainly make me bolt, and probably generate a battery of negative comments. Lets hope no one will be charged.

Ugh, I just don't have the capacity for more bad puns. I re-fuse to use any more.  

On Tuesday, 20 May, 2008, Blogger VioletSky said:

This looks far worse than being surrounded by highways and overpasses with no access to actually visit.

Tenants with no rights.  

On Tuesday, 20 May, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said:

So crowded...even after death...imagine if there was like an electrical explosion or something on a stormy day....-___-!!  

On Sunday, 25 May, 2008, Blogger Contamination said:

Very Good!  

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