LOUISE by Ann

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DEATH IS NOT A TUNNEL

I had a vision:
death is not a tunnel,
it’s a waterslide.

So don’t expect a slow sleepwalk
after you’ve let out that last little breath.
Expect a breathless, bodyless WHOOSH!
And you may scream if you like.

At the bottom there’s a quiet pool,
and you’ll know how to swim.