Exit Strategy

i hope i leave this world
pretty

and not in the sense
that i’ve treated it well
(although i did)
with my presence

and not that i vainly want
to be good looking when i do

i mean

i don’t want to be jaded
not ruined by it
and not consumed wholly by the living of it

you know
exit classy, sassy and a little bad-assy
leave with a smile on my face
because i enjoyed the ride tremendously