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I’d rather be shot dead.

I need someone

with gun in hand

cocked cold and ready

against my head

perhaps then

I’d have the reason

to finish this all red eh

I’ve lost interest

with no six gauge to my chest

fire crackers maybe

I’ve the strength to digest

Hell who am I kidding

I’m no good at roulette

but to settle for less, no

I’d rather be shot dead.

4 thoughts on “I’d rather be shot dead.

  1. I love how ballsy and punk rock this is. I understand the sentiment of not being inspired to do anything without something forcing you forward, but the way you’ve articulated here packs a punch. Way to go!

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