DEATH comes once, let it be easy.
Ring one bell for me once, let it go at that.
Or ring no bell at all, better yet.

Sing one song if I die.
Sing John Brown’s Body or Shout All Over God’s Heaven.
Or sing nothing at all, better yet.

Death comes once, let it be easy.

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2 Comments

  1. Sandy says:

    When Carl DID die – his family held a small service, where they sang both these songs and rang the bell once. simple tribute to a great man.

  2. Macayla says:

    This is a great poem and really shows emotion!

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