matt fromm

Rookie (march 24 1982 / los angels, ca.)

Are You Alright Poem by matt fromm


this is the last day i'll be alive
the lady at the liquor store asked if I was gonna be alright
she is old
tired.
tired of me.
tired of my money.
tired of my tired face.
tired of my money.
she wants to know if I can make myself well.
if I can make myself whole again.
she wants to know if I have a home. for she is not ok with seeing me day in and day out.
she wants me dead.
she wants me alive.
she wants me gone. but then again...
she....

Submitted: Thursday, July 04, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 05, 2013
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