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Magdalena Gomez Gregorio

(The following was written from the perspective of a person who had fallen into a coma on the day Barrack Obama took the oath of office and became the 44th President of the United States of America and awoke...


“Years ago I started performing and I became an overnight flop; the situation has been deteriorating ever since / I gazed into the abyss and the abyss gazed into me, and neither of us liked what we saw / I am what you call a controversial figure. People either hate me or they despise me / I wanted to be a good man doing wrong, and here I am a bad man doing nothing / I detest everything I stand for / I’m the bride at every funeral; I’m the corpse at every wedding / Each time I look into the mirror I burst into tears / The best thing is not to be born, but who is as lucky as that? / All the great spiritual leaders are dead. Moses is dead. Muhammad is dead. Buddha is dead. And I’m not feeling so hot myself! / The good hospitals, they let you die. The bad hospitals, they kill you [At the mediocre hospitals, they force you to live (JRH)] / As long as there is death, there is hope.” — Brother Theodore