I Wish I Was Better


I wish I could have saved her.

I wish I wasn’t such a coward,

a fiend, an addict. I want

what I can’t have. I am

what I wish I never was:

A walking contradiction that

spews morals and advice and heeds

none of it myself.

I wish I wasn’t a characiture

of the person I want to be,

should be.

I wish I could have made you happy.

I wish I was better.

I wish…

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