Ever Hopeful

Crossing
the road
slowly

Ever hopeful
of getting
run over

Leaving
the oven
door open

Ever hopeful
of inhaling
the gas

Drinking
spirits
every day

Ever hopeful
of pickling
the liver

Eating
salted chips
all night

Ever hopeful
of a heart
bypass

11 Replies to “Ever Hopeful”

  1. it was the gas that did it for Plath – but back then it was a different type of gas – you’d probs just get a bad headache now – so I wouldn’t bother – writing poetry is punishment enough for being alive πŸ˜‰

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