I've never had a near-death experience of the type JP described last week. I did get in a car accident once that scared me more than anything else. At the time, I used to soothe and/or entertain myself by writing songs, and I wrote one extrapolating a much worse scenario than the one I was in—the character in the song has indeed had a close brush with death, and maintains a continuing relationship with it. I call the song "Accident."
For a long time, I had a fantasy that I would figure out how to arrange music to go with the lyrics and vocal lines I wrote, but it's been years and I still haven't. So here it is raw, with apologies for the poor quality of the recording: