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Poem: Don't Wait Until I'm Dying

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Poem Summary

"Don't Wait Until I'm Dying" is a poem where one wants others to show him he is loved and worthy of their time while he is still alive.

He doesn't want others to wait until his final days to be there.

"3 Doors Down ~ When I'm Gone"


Don't Wait Until I'm Dying

Don’t wait until I’m dying

to show how much you care,

filling my heart with sadness

too much for me to bear.

Making me want more time,

when it’s obvious I didn’t cross your mind

or you’d been beside me

all the time.

Let me know

you’re in my corner,

helping out along the way,

instead of reaching out

when I’m near my final days.

The heartbreak I’ll carry with me,

not seeing you by my side,

knowing I’m not enough,

I’m not worthy of your time.


Don't wait until people are dead to give them flowers.

— Sean Covey

"Tanya Tucker ~ Bring My Flowers Now"


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