Abraham de la Torre
Abraham de la Torre Poems
- War Unpremeditated, just a reflexive blink, Was not as ...
- Unborn Antoine's torment is shared remembering ...
- Kindred Knaves There is a place for a candle for my ...
- Longing Our meeting was a secret At the same time never ...
- How Don'T I Love You let me shed the hate that ill applies ...
- Bless The Breasts While they sleep the unmolested Before the...
- Mists It seemed dawn was summoned by dusk; the dewdrops
I celebrated my sixtieth centenary twice. On October 25, at a party thrown by my wonder of a wife, and on the actual day, October 28. Both bashes were made highly successful by the presence of friends who shared our blessings and the attendant bliss. more »
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Unpremeditated, just a reflexive blink,
Was not as startled as the glitter of grime
Against the sun-streaked light.
The idea of a memorandum-laden airplane
Stirred the rust of my machine guns.
Unrelenting, my magazine would spew
Spurts of rage till the argument
Yields to the louder, more determined Soldier.
I would give my victory no rest.
It will die, of its own accord,
Among the intricate complexities of
Newer, better armament.
Rubber bands. Rubber sheaths.
My conscious song would be a beat
Rhythmic as a heart
Even as it ...