a convenient death

it isn’t
being a
good person

it can be

and that is
more than enough
to deter most
from bothering

i prefer the
company of
stray cats
old drunks
and children

they are
as they seem
living life
to perception

i astutely
avoid a
convenient death
asinine in my own
stubborn desire
to be a good person
a mountain
of evidence
to the contrary

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