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Death Of A Daredevil
Author: Willahh

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*Dedicated to Evel Knievel*

So many jumps
Every bone in your body
Broken

I watched when you
jumped The Canyon
and was on the edge
of my seat
Some of your stunts
I could hardly
believe
My little brother wanted
to be
like you
When I landed
my first and only
jump
I felt the danger
to be too true

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Comments on this poem/writing:

anonymous (71.217.41.146) -- Sunday, December 2 2007, 07:07 am

I'm Evil!

I was surprized to see he was in the guiness book of records for the most bones broken in one's body. What a name he has! Bigger then life, a action figure, and even mself, I felt like Evel Knivel, when ever I did a jump, with my bicycle, over a cardboard box.
Willahh (170.190.40.78) -- Saturday, December 8 2007, 06:29 pm

To Evil

Just curious, what kind of bicycle?

Thank you very much for really reading my poem. Be careful.
Evil (71.217.41.146) -- Monday, December 17 2007, 03:15 am

Bicycle?

Well let's see? It was in 1958, a big fat tire, 36'' one speed, that I painted blue and put all kinds of decals on it. A "Swinn" I believe? I took a jump over a box and the front wheel came off. Slam the asphalt with the front forks, went over the handle bars,and chip my front tooth. Had a big fat swollen bloody lip to go with the broken tooth. I was Evil knievel! I paid the price and lived with that broken tooth as a reminder till I got it fix in the Army, in Germany 1968. You know, I still jump and go fast, only now it has two wheels and a motor 400cc. I'm still Evil! Burrrp!
Willahh (68.52.37.89) -- Sunday, January 27 2008, 04:55 am

To Evil

I can see you now!! 1968? wow!
 
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