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Last Wishes
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Monday, July 25, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Who says you have to mourn?


When I die,
I want you to dress me in a vibrant red!
Black's boring;
it's time to get sassy and change things, instead
of the same.

When I die,
no sad dirges played - I want a second line!
Get on your
feet and lead me to my rest with steps so fine,
we'll have fun.

When I die,
I forbid you to remember me with tears!
I want you
to laugh and sing and shout!  For I am not here,
suffering.

When I die,
remember me by doing something for you.
Make a wish
and just go for it, something you'd like to do,
just for me.

(c) 2005, Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by ~Indigo~ Elga 7/27/2005
Dear Karla,

Although beautifully written, you had me in tears and choked up, I would much rather shout now Karla, and shout so loudly for your suffering to go away. :(

Warm hugs and much love
Elga
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 7/27/2005
An excellent write Karla keep em coming
God Bless
Michelle!
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 7/26/2005
O Death where is your sting, when Karla robs you of every last threat!? Good for you, Karla, but the chances are you will have to have to keep this pinned somewhere where it can't be missed cos I'm sure your joie de vivre will cause you to outrun most of us in the longevity stakes... and it will give me plenty of time to consider: "What IS that very special thing that I'd like to do, just to celebrate Karla, Lady of Light"? Hmmm... now THAT will take some thinking about! Bless you, and a nice coda to your beautifu Bouquet yesterday. Kate xx
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/26/2005
wonderful write, karla; i love it! brava!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, karen lynn. :D

just don't make it too soon, okay????
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 7/26/2005
Good one Karla, I always thought New Orleans had the right idea for a lovely send off!

Peace, Carole
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 7/26/2005
I think there is more than a wee drop of Irish in you. Well said.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 7/26/2005
Sounds like you wanna go out like Janis Joplin, with a very loud bvand. Good for you. Good poetry. Good inner rant.
Reviewed by jude forese 7/26/2005
death should be a celebration of the soul's transmutation ... just remember "a wise man neither seeks nor avoids death"
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/26/2005
Who says you have to mourn?..

No one, I guess, and much food for thought for all of us here, Karla.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/26/2005
I will see that Every one grant you your wish....will pink be good too?

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 7/26/2005
When you die, if this is how you feel,
We will have a parade, forget that red dress,
We will all do it in the nude, won't that be real...? ED
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 7/26/2005
Karla my dear sister your pen always brings forth what you keep in your heart. I can't believe that you have any wish to die now. I don't think you are serious about this. We love you sister we can't think of your death. We can only think of the happy life you should be leading.
Thanks
Abdinoor
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 7/25/2005
Nice words, but I agree with Debby, "no need to hurry"
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 7/25/2005
agree...transition is a celebration...no need to hurry though!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 7/25/2005
Karla:

You're not going to die, but this is a good poem. It's what I would have wanted to say too when I die.

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 7/25/2005
When I die,
remember me by doing something for you.
Make a wish
and just go for it, something you'd like to do,
just for me.

Dear karla...I dont know why but I am crying after reading this soul touching write of yours....excellent....My friend, you have a long way to go , please dont talk about your death...you are a very special person and I am fortunate to have a friend as you...you are the joy of the AD...love n luck...BHUWAN!!!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/25/2005
Love the attitude, I'm with you all the way. Take care
Karla my friend, see you when I get back!;-)

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Jennifer Ragan (Reader) 7/25/2005
I with you all the way;)
Reviewed by Lori Moore 7/25/2005
Wonderful thoughts.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/25/2005
You state my sentiments exactly.

Felix
Reviewed by F William Broome 7/25/2005
DEAL!



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