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Feb 2022
i hold a shaky palmful of death
noting that it is surprisingly light

i swallow reflexively
feeling shocks through my hand

i could just do it
i could just do it right now and it would all be over

why don't i do it

my body, fighting to survive
my brain, begging to die
and i am no man's land
Cain Arkay Lazarus
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Cain Arkay Lazarus  28/Genderqueer/California
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