Alberto Ríos Poems
|1.||A Small Story about the Sky||4/28/2015|
|2.||Perfect for Any Occasion||5/29/2015|
|3.||A Yellow Leaf||9/8/2015|
|4.||We Dogs Of A Thursday Off||3/3/2014|
|5.||The Chair She Sits In||3/3/2014|
|6.||When There Were Ghosts||3/3/2014|
|7.||When Giving Is All We Have||7/11/2015|
|8.||Day Of The Refugios||1/20/2003|
|9.||Teodoro Luna's Two Kisses||1/20/2003|
|11.||The Cities Inside Us||1/20/2003|
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The Cities Inside Us
We live in secret cities
And we travel unmapped roads.
We speak words between us that we recognize
But which cannot be looked up.
They are our words.
They come from very far inside our mouths.
You and I, we are the secret citizens of the city
Inside us, and inside us
There go all the cars we have driven
And seen, there are all the people
We know and have known, there
Are all the places that are
But which used to be as well. This is where
They went. They did not disappear.
We each take a piece
Through the eye and through ...