The Mag – 137

It Must Be Time For Lunch Now, 1979 – Francesca Woodman

Silverware

not here
not now
it’s a constant failing
of mine
i have tried suicide
it was my last
big attempt
i wished for success
just this once
it didn’t work
i kept tripping
over the silverware
mason was
coming for lunch
the need to impress
was great
so much
silverware
so many patterns
forks kept falling
knives clanging
to the floor
soup spoon
desert spoon
demitasse
oyster
grapefruit
spoon
i no longer
know where
to begin
life has become
too much
i would jump
5th floor walk up
14th and park
out the window
but
the shade fell
catching me
i slipped to the floor
failed again
covered in
silverware

Sometimes, being silly is an absolute necessity!
Thank you Tessa for another wonderful prompt at The Mag