[POEM] shouldn’t there be 

shouldn’t there be

he spoke of a wish, a hope that someday
shouldn’t there be
a pill that you can just take
instead of extending the pain and agony
when you’re too far gone for repair

but society wants to fantasize death
and the process before
The treatment, the ebb and flow of improvement, the waiting

there are certain ways that society doesn’t accept
I thought while I listened
the death pill
and you and me together
with the others somehow
as one big collective we

/ / /

Gina Thompson
18 March 2017
State College, PA

free write based on WordPress Daily Prompt: Controversy 

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About Gina Marie Thompson

writer • mom • trail runner • cheese slinger • educator • social justice crusader • seeker of love & beauty• living locally • I CHOOSE LOVE ❤️
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