When the Hearse Comes Riding By

 

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Here is a childhood poem that was memorized and recited by friends and family on Halloween and in between.  Who remembers this one?

When the hearse comes riding by

you know one day you’ll have to die

they wrap you up in a bloody sheet

they bury you down about 50 ft.

the worms crawl in the worms crawl out

they use your guts as sauerkraut

they use your bones as telephones

they call you up when you’re not at home

they use your blood as graaavvyyyy….

 Happy Halloween  🙂

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3 Comments

  1. I do remember this! LOL! Thanks for the walk down memory lane! Peace

  2. That is perfectly spooky for Halloween. Worms, bugs with rotting flesh… Eerie good!

    • I am so happy you liked it, I don’t know who wrote it first, it’s just a poem in my memory from childhood. I understand there are different versions.
      Thanks for your comment 🙂

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