1.) That you would stop responding to my tantrums
2.) That I would lie bunched on the bed like a pile of dirty laundry
3.) That I would watch What About Bob for the 37th time
4.) That my friends would cry on my behalf
5.) That I would only tell 2 friends
6.) That the dog would follow me through the house as resolute as a planet
7.) That dinner would spoil on the table
8.) That I would stop making dinner altogether
9.) That we would misfire like a Winchester shotgun
10.) That this poem would be the bullet

*My List of Things I was Right About is an empty notebook