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"I Want to be Dead" by Dorothea Lasky

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  1. I want to be dead
  2. After all the ultimate act of self-indulgence is to be dead
  3. Histrionic bareback
  4.  
  5. Middle-aged men are the devils I shall meet
  6. When I’m dead
  7. In this life I was a middle-aged middle-class middle-of-the-road woman
  8. Middlemen are the exorcised demons of my death
  9.  
  10. What could be more dramatic than a last breath?
  11. This breath
  12. No that one
  13. No what do I make of it
  14.  
  15. All of you
  16. All of you are so boring
  17. You are living
  18. Eating, breathing, pissing
  19. Waiting to know when it all will happen
  20.  
  21. I am already dead
  22. I want to be dead
  23. I am already dead
  24. I am already fucking words
  25.  
  26. I am already words
  27. That paint this page
  28. Peppery black specks
  29.  
  30. Move me around
  31. Tear up this paper
  32. Burn this paper
  33.  
  34. Light this paper on fire
  35.  
  36. I don’t care
  37.  
  38. I am already dead
  39.  
  40. Whatever form you make of me
  41. I will always come back to this one
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