Paul Hostovsky

He died of happiness.
You can see here
where it was too much
for his heart
and his lungs
filled up with it
and he ended up
drowning in his own
It must have been
when it reached his brain
and there was nothing
left to do
or say because it was
that perfect.
He up and died
with that smile you still
see on his face
that gives you the feeling
that if they hadn’t
closed his eyes
it might have killed you too.

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