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A Grim Fate

A is for Albert who drowned in the lake
B is for Betty who choked on some steak
C is for Charles who was hit by a car
D is for Dorothy bludgeoned with a crowbar
E is for Ernie smothered in his sleep
F is for Florence poisoned by some creep
G is for George who jumped of a bridge
H is for Helen who slipped off a ridge
I is for Irvin consumed by a croc
J is for Jennie who died by electric shock
K is for Kevin who swallowed moth balls
L is for Lydia licking paint off the walls
M is for Marvin who succumb to frost bite
N is for Nancy who strangled herself with her kite
O is for Oliver devoured by tape worms
P is for Pearl done in by lethal germs
Q is for Quincy swallowed to many pills
R is for Rose chopped up at the sawmill
S is for Samuel fatal bullet to the head
T is for Thelma a tiger ripped her to shreds
U is for Ulysses who was burned alive
V is for Violet, strychnine, the cause for her demise
W is for Walter who ate some poison berries
X is for Xena mutilated by a Pontoon ferry
Y is for Yosef who was found asphyxiated
Z is for Zoey who survived this poem of the ill-fated.



 
Written by Vision_of_insanity
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Author's Note
A tribute to Edward Gorey. Illustrations would of aided this piece.
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