The dead obey no thirst

Beverages seem

to hold little sway

over the Undead.


I can only assume,

that when you’re dead,

a parched throat is a

thing of the past.

A fancy.

A fleeting dream of once

having pursed your lips.


Therefore, could it be

that your first realization 

after turning into

you-know —

would be to reach for

your throat & say,

Hey,  I ain’t even thirsty,