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poetry by j matthew waters

picnic in the park overlooking the cemetery


it just sucks
all this is going on and one day
nothing matters
none of it matters
and you’re gone
and there’s nothing more

who’s to say there’s nothing more
she says
sitting back in her director’s chair
legs crossed and freshly shaved

don’t go there he says
don’t you dare go there

maybe death is a good thing she says
maybe it’s the start of something new
and hopelessly beautiful
just like this glass of champagne

maybe we shouldn’t be buying champagne
he says
maybe we should be buying real estate

yes she says
a change of scenery would do you wonders


january two thousand fifteen
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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4 thoughts on “picnic in the park overlooking the cemetery

  1. Loving this one John.

  2. I like the sardonic humour in this poem. Nicely done!

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