Arsenic Lobster poetry journal Issue Thirty-six
Winter 2014
 
Emergency Exit Only
Deborah Gang

If only I had known how bad it was.
If only he had said how bad it was.
If only he had known it almost always gets better.
If only he could have waited.
If only it wasn’t so easy to hang yourself.
If only his dog didn’t know.
If only his dog didn’t howl
when the coffin was lowered.

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