SEPPUKU

if history has taught us anything
it’s that if you’re going to kill yourself off
do so in a ceremonious manner

hang yourself from a cross
set yourself on fire
drag a dagger across your belly

and
of course
there’s always poetry.

COPYRIGHT BRICE MAIURRO 2015

Author: brice maiurro

Denver poet. Author of Stupid Flowers, out now through Punch Drunk Press.

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