Billy Willy #3

Billy Willy

They’d be putting Billy Willy

In the sad corner of the cemetery

Near Mrs. Pringle’s children

All four of them


The baby passed before

She could blink at

Her mother or

Smile at her father


One of the twins

The handsome one

Perished in his sleep

His apartment on fire


Years later his brother

Now the sad twin

Blew his brains out

Folks understanding why


But it would be the last son

Also taking his life

Leaving wife and children

With no explanation


Billy Willy brings his

Hearty laugh and

Good intentions to

This sad corner of the cemetery

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