Wallace Dean LaBenne

Death Is A Silent Partner

Professor, therapist, author and poet.






Death is a "silent auction"
with sealed bids in advance.
No matter what the caution life is a game of chance.

Death is a "silent butler"
with assist in advance.
No matter what the sutler life is a brief freelance.

Death is a "silent service"
with archness in advance.
No matter what the crevice life is a sideways glance.

Death is a "silent treatment"
with contempt in advance.
No matter what the segment life is a shadow dance.

Death is a "silent partner"
with still voice in advance.
No matter what the veneer life is a great romance.

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