Nil Nisi Bonum

Bernie Kyle

Copyright, 2002

Now my Latin is Rated as 'Rusty"
That's as Nice as it could be Said
But "de Mortuis nil nisi Bonum"
Is " Speak nothing but good of the Dead !"

But "Hey Hey", you say , as Well you May
"Why Treat these People as Gods?
Why shouldn't we Scoff at those who Pop off
And rest Six Feet under The Sods ???"

Now That's a Most Pertinent Question
And One that I'd Much Like to Pose
To The author of '...Nil Nisi Bonum"
But Alas, He Lies deep in Repose...

So the Best I can do, is to say unto you
When we Turn up our toes and we Die
We've gone and become "Disadvantaged,"
'Cos we've then Lost our Right of Reply ....!!!

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