Boy Tears

Boy Tears

Boy tears are no alligator water,
No last chance fiction designed for winning.
Boy tears are as rare as crystal jade swindled
From miserly rocks, eons in their hoarding.
Sudden as lava, boy tears scald stoic eyes,
Burn down undowned cheeks, abandon ego.
Boy tears are desperate wounds, condition stat.
Untreated, the poison the incipient man.

2005

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About elrondsilvermaul

I never know what to say about myself. I let what I write try to speak as to who I am. I can only add, here, that I am 72, live in a nursing home, am twenty years a cancer survivor, and identify as a gay male. I intend to use this blog as storage for poems? written over the long years (and still being written). This does not preclude other uses.
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