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Purging Negativity

When suicide is on my mind
friends will be there to watch
and assist in case anything like sobriety should
get in the way of the liquid sway

-they'll buy the drinks
or if a good woman comes along -they'll cock block her

friends will do these things so they can be
front row at my open casket viewing
to see my bloated face stitched around the hairline
eyes closed, rouge painted flaccid skin

They will remember the good times spent dying
-the race for death
remember those shots that night?

While over my corpse, friends will have a moment of clarity
about how life should be cherished-
go to the bar for shots in my name
and I will watch from above knowing
what a waste of time
death really is

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