Treasure Island

Eileen Myles

(1949 - / Cambridge / Massachusetts)

An American Poem


I was born in Boston in
1949. I never wanted
this fact to be known, in
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  • Imelda Ortega Suzara (5/30/2013 12:47:00 PM)

    Sounds like a semi autobiographical poem based on background bias viewpoint of America, being as privileged as the Kennedys, but trying to hide it because of realizing the lesser privileged exist in the same country, later being proud of it. (Report) Reply

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