Death Does Me No Good

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My five button suit

only makes its way out

for death.

My tattered sleeves

covered in dirt and Lilly dust

tremble in the cold, sterile room.

I back into a corner.

The thick air holds me to the floor,

putting me in a coffin.

I see the line forming towards the casket.

I blink and lose sight, breathing is shortened.

My suit drops a button that takes

years to touch the floor, yet

every moment remains silent.

I am zombified, falling apart.

This place births decay.

I feel ostracized by the fog.

I feel death creating my separation,

a direct path to the bed in the room’s

front-and-center.

I feel the false pockets of my jacket.

They are filled with holes that lead nowhere.

I blink hard and the room empties.

The fog clears and the door opens.

I step outside and lose the coat.

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3 thoughts on “Death Does Me No Good

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