The Day My Brain Busts

I whisper to myself
that I’ll be alright.
My body’s gone this far.
My brain will be the first
to shut down,
like an engine
with just one too many
But the rest of me
is still fresh.

But tomorrow
I will be clean.
Start at dawn
clean the places
I have been,
I will be,
and pick up all
my dirty
I won’t be tired,
that’s what I say.
And I’ll be even more

Yes, I’m sick
but today I type,
tomorrow I’ll clean,
and if my brain busts
before I’m through,
I just hope
my heart
can stand it.
So I can know
I wasn’t lying
when I whispered to myself
I’ll be alright,
and not just jealous.

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