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Everything Is Sweetened by Defiance

there are things to defy living for | you are the shirt unbuttoned | on its own | the comfort of gravity | compels the swelling of spinal columns | and peculiarities | a rollercoaster cart | stuck at the top of the drop | if courage had better groomed me | I'd play stock market | risk all my greenbacks | sign on the dotted line | paint self-portraits with a paintball gun | I’d play the spoons at the gelato shop | one knee bent into a proposal | when I want to be someone | I chew two sticks of cinnamon Dentyne | and become my father