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A Disregard Corpse

A Poem

By Nicholas KingPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
A Disregard Corpse
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It is cheaper to die

in an alley,

found by police,

tagged as john or jane


disregarded by an overworked

medical examiner,

then cremated and buried

in a potter’s field,

then it is to die

in a hospital

surrounded by friends and family

social commentarysad poetry

About the Creator

Nicholas King

I'm a graduate of the University of South Florida's Creative Writing program, Class of 2012. Currently, I reside in Florida, where I've spent the majority of life. In my spare time, I write fiction and poetry.

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