Michael Edwards





With marketing skills

that won’t  pay  the bills

our funeral parlour

should try harder.


By their door upon the wall

available for one and all

they’ve thoughtfully placed a

state-of-the-art defibrillator.



  • orchidee

    Oops! Erm, will they use it if anyone needs it?!
    In dark humour, I said to someone: 'Oohh, I shouldn't try suicide; it's very bad for your health!'
    You know Mrs (or Mrs) D. Fibb Berle-Lator?

    • Michael Edwards

      You're dead right they will.
      Married to Inf-Lator I do believe.

      • orchidee

        Erm what can you never try twice? Suicide! Well - I mean successul suicide. I'm getting too 'dark' now. Well, put the light on then, Orchi! lol.

      • Goldfinch60

        Wonderful funny write Michael.My first laugh of the day, thank you.

        I parked at our church yesterday and there is now a defibrillator there in one of the disabled parking bays!
        I knew christianity didn't work!


        • Michael Edwards

          It's ouside a Co-op funeral parlour in our town - always smile when I pass by.

        • L. B. Mek

          ah the abundant irony of reality: always a defibrillator around after we've gone,
          though hardly a peaceful breathe taken while we are busily scavenging
          for those short lived treasures of our lives,
          brilliantly quirky write, easily one of my favourites

          • Michael Edwards

            Thanks so much and for the honour of the fave.

          • ANGELA & BRIAN

            BRIAN HERE ~ Good Evening Uncle MIKE ~ thanks for Cartoon & Droll Ode. Us Northeners always shop @ the COOP and collect 5% Divi ! My Parents have already bought their Coffins & Burial Expenses at the COOP (£400) and enjoyed a nice Steak Dinner for TWO @ ^The Hungry Horse* with the £20 DIVI ? I am told that if one dies @ 100 when you arrive @ the COOP to be embalmed You are resurected and given FIVE YEARS extra on Earth !

            Blessings & Peace to You & Yours
            Love Angela - Brian - Smokey ! ! !

          • Dove

            Perhaps all those souls, before entering heaven are de- FIB- ulated- Smilez!

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