On Living

Live: I don’t mind living for it’s a temporary commitment;

I do mind others’ living, because we all want to be minded while we live and,

it would be weird to just ignore everybody all the time.

 

If I don’t write, I’ll die.

If I do write, I’ll still die.

If I don’t write, I’ll feel like dying sooner;

If I do write I’ll always have some unfinished idea to justify living,

to fighting off dying for a while.

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