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  Hospice
by William Bonilla
Saturday, July 30, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.

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"No I am Not Dying"
I saw a television special about prisoners serving life terms
in penitentiaries till they die
they were given Hospice with the assistance of other volunteer prisoners
it was a raw experience to view.....


Hospice

Wipe away my last
tear
Cleanse my face
Wash my body clean
Prepare me, anoint me
With natures perfume
remove the clothes
That covers my body
Prepare me to exit
As I arrived
Naked.

Say a prayer for a soul
Bury me
Cover me with ashes
I’ll soon turn into.

By: William Bonilla
“Drtagnan”
7/30/2011


 



 

 

 




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Reviewed by Debbie Lacy 8/26/2011
Awesome! The exceptance of what will be! Something we all have to face one day! Thanks for sharing! :)

Debbie
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 8/7/2011
A profound piece, William.
Sheila
Reviewed by Inspire Hope 8/6/2011
VOW ! VOW ! This is profound William !
Sad it is yet I can appreciate this
poem ! May Abba Father Bless you and
your family in a special way ! Keep
on writing William....impacting !

Much Love,
Margaret
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 8/6/2011
This is very powerful, William...good job!
love and peace, Carole~
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 8/3/2011
VERY SAD......... Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 8/2/2011
Wow! This certainly packs a punch! So very sad...

Anna
Reviewed by John Flanagan 7/31/2011
Stark and penetrating, William,
delivered with real gut and punch,
but with compassion, too.

John
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 7/31/2011
Watched some of that show myself...but it was way too sad as is this write...Ed
Reviewed by JMS Bell 7/31/2011
THIS ONE 'PULLS' ON THE READER'S EMOTIONS. POETICAL ARTISTRY...AT ITS BEST! THANK YOU WILLIAM, THANKS SO MUCH FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS & FAITH...JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/31/2011
A moving and meaningful sharing, William. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/31/2011
Say a prayer for a soul

I think all of us, including prisoners, will surely need many prayers one day.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/31/2011
Yea, although I feel some prisoners deserve no mercy I think there are many who just took the wrong route in life and to die alone...sad.
fee
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 7/30/2011
raw, indeed.
hope all is well,
carolyn

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