FUNERAL READINGS

Thanks but No Thanks

It’s time to say
‘Thank-you’
For all you did
‘Thank you’

All the thoughts
Challenges
Humour
Kindness and love
The generosity
‘Thank you’

But let’s say
‘No thanks’
For turning up your toes
Kicking the bucket
Fading away
Going West
Popping off to meet you maker
Or even
Dropping off the perch
No, we didn’t want that

Of course
You would be the first to say
‘Get over it!’
And we must respect that

So it’s time to wipe away
That tickling tear
And remember you
As you were
And admit we miss you

And we can thank goodness
For you
And for everything
That was you
On this
Your special day