Ever Hopeful

the road

Ever hopeful
of getting
run over

the oven
door open

Ever hopeful
of inhaling
the gas

every day

Ever hopeful
of pickling
the liver

salted chips
all night

Ever hopeful
of a heart

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  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 😉

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