A Sri Lankan Obituary (Humor Poem)

Lalith died of complications of the lung Pneumonia they call it. Haemophilus pneumoniae And water in the lungs. He inhaled sooty smog And air conditioned with Legionella He ate koththu roti with Staphylococci and cockroach droppings, He kissed with Herpes and made love with a strain of Gonorrhea He ate MSG filled Chinese for all…

Obituary

What am I afraid of; Hmmm A spider, heights, spiral staircases And strangers entering my home. Yet what I fear the most is the my obituary, Printed on a local paper, proving That Murphy’s Law is accurate as ever, And Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, Which could now perhaps stutter a little, At pronouncing me as dead…

A Sri Lankan Obituary

He died of complications of the lung Pneumonia they call it. Haemophilus pneumoniae   And water in the lungs. He inhaled sooty smog And air conditioned with Legionella   He ate koththu roti with Staphylococci and gecko droppings And made love with a strain of Gonorrhea   He ate Chinese for all three meals, even…