welcome home, you total stranger

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“son, you look like
you haven’t eaten in days.”

yes father, I’ve trained myself
to fast whenever I’m home.

you barely discern their joyous praise
amidst the smothering kisses and embraces
plump, familiar hands, smearing beads of sweat
the arid San Joaquin Valley breeze
providing little…

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Aspiring novelist and amateur poet and op-ed writer on gay/queer/GSM topics. CA —> MN —> ? Stick around if I haven’t bored you yet.

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Arthur Ramirez

Arthur Ramirez

Aspiring novelist and amateur poet and op-ed writer on gay/queer/GSM topics. CA —> MN —> ? Stick around if I haven’t bored you yet.