No one will be more surprised than I
if life turns to give me just what I want.
I’ve given up on wishing to
become famous before I die.
Even in closer circles, I am in
absolutely no hurry to face my
Maker; I’ll continue to take my own
sweet time before eternal sleep offers a bed.
© Walter J. Wojtanik – 2016
Taken from Yehuda Amichai’s “I Want to Die in My Own Bed”