Sam Cardinella was to hang
by Ima Ryma
In Chicago for murders done.
The April '21 time rang,
As hour spring forward had run
For daylight saving time, so Sam
Convinced the jailers to postpone
For an hour his life to damn,
Walking the dead man walking zone.
Hour later, Sam would not walk.
Jailers carried Sam in a chair.
Both Sam and chair dropped like a rock,
Hanging, Sam's time had run out there.
Sam would have hanged sooner for crime,
If fall back daylight saving time!