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Suicidal Ideation Is the Splice of Life
dannyprice

"An unexamined life is not worth living."
                                                            -Socrates
"Suicide's an alternative."
                                  -Mike Muir


humanity is the unwiped
 1
diarrheic asshole of existence
 2
and my nose is way too sensitive
 3
 
 
i try to hold my breath
 4
but only for so long before
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i am blue in the cheeks
 6
and a big whiff comes
 7
rushing up each nostril
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it's not too bad
 9
when i'm alone in this apartment
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a towel stuffed under the door
 11
the windows all sealed tightly
 12
and scented candles burning
 13
away
 14
 
 
sometimes i think i would be okay
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if i never had to leave this apartment
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but even my own odor
 17
starts to get to me
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until it's pungent
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unbearable
 20
 
 
rank smells turn into rank ideas
 21
and then i start to think
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how nice it would be
 23
not to
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12 Sep 17


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