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How Much Better



How much better
my life might have been
had I shat you out.
But instead I kept you
trapped in my gut,
leaking poison into my blood
that dulled my thought.
What might have been
was not.  All I know
is, I couldn't let you go.

All poems are written and copyrighted by Michael C. Rush.
None may be republished or repurposed without permission.