Our somber city of meds & the grief
we happen to be around
—and want. What I think is I would not understand
whom he has loved because I would want ours.
Problems were we were adolescent
in homosexual love, the usual history
of loss, profit.
I’d like to think I am trying to keep up,
anyhow, with my rage.
from The Life AssignmentFind more by Ricardo Alberto Maldonado at the library
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