fixing cliches

i.
everything happens for a reason,
except when
it doesn’t
ii.
only the good die young,
do the bad die golden?
they usually die as
poor writers
iii.
tragedies happen to
good people
everyday
poets are not usually
one of those good people
they are usually one of
the tragedies
iv.
depression. (noun)
the hospital in which
poems are born
and given to
the wrong parents
v.
i spent a lot of time
wondering why
nobody taught me
how to swim
if there are
so many other
fish in the sea

__ar.

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