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TITLE (EDIT)
Death Has Come Knocking At My Door.
DESCRIPTION
A story that will make Dr. Sueze proud. Unless I misspelled his name. The idea just popped into my head and had nothing else to do so wrote it down, and the rest flowed out from there.
[173 words]
TITLE KEYWORD
Fable
AUTHOR
Bethany J Hargrove
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
22yrs old and living in NC since August 2010.
[January 2012]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (8)
Angels Fly (Songs) A Christmas song though not my best. [98 words] [Spiritual]
Christian Ups And Christian Downs (Poetry) Just a poem that I wrote while bored. Hope you all like it. [69 words] [Spiritual]
I Had (Songs) Not sure how to describe it. Just had that thought before going to bed wrote it down, and the song came to me a couple of days later. [84 words] [Motivational]
Mom's Birthday Poem (Poetry) This was made for my mom who is my personal hero on her birthday in 2011. [110 words] [Relationships]
See The Truth. (Songs) A song to reach out to others. Country style. Hope ya all like it. It's from the heart. [190 words] [Relationships]
Thoughts On Idiots (Essays) Just some thoughts of mine I thought others might find funny/interesting. [78 words] [Mind]
Thoughts On My Dad (Essays) Just some thoughts as to why my dad refused to believe about the emotional abuse. Don't worry, it's not happening anymore. [254 words] [Relationships]
Why Can't He? (Poetry) This poem goes with my song See the Truth. [54 words] [Drama]
Death Has Come Knocking At My Door.
Bethany J Hargrove


"Death has come knocking at my door. Oh, what to do," cried Jacob Booze.
"I'm still yet, only 102."

"I've been all over the place. From Paris to Peru.
I've walked, ran, climbed, sailed and flown across air, land and see too.
But I don't want to go yet."

Knock, knock, knock Jacob Booze hears.
"Death has come knocking at my door. Oh, what to do," cried Jacob Booze.
"I want to see my great grandchild born though I already have 32."

The knocking just wouldn't go away. Death wasn't going to go.
After an hour or so Jacob Booze gave up and said,
"Might as well go."

He straightens out his shoulders and puts on his Sunday best.
He took a deep breath and open up the door.

There he was scythe, black robe and bones.
He bowed his head low and said,
"Hello. Is this the home of William Dor?"

"William Dor," exclaimed Jacob Booze. "Who is he?"
Death pulls out a list and grinds his teeth.
"Sorry," he says. "Wrong street."

And as Jacob Booze sighs his relief. Death says,
"Oh, don't worry. You're next week."

 

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STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
January 2012
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