Carilda Oliver Labra Poems

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Declaration of Love

I ask if I'm wise
when I awaken
the danger between his thighs,

The Boy Who Sells Greens

You have no parents, it's clear. . .I know
because of your indecisive look. I can tell

Of the Word

I won't tell you about truth,
because the word's going to die
and others
will need it.

Sonnets for My Father

Father of yesterday who made hope
full of children and debts.
I conjure your hand which was never dry

I Go Crazy

I go crazy, my love, I go crazy
when I go in your mouth, delayed;
and almost without wanting, almost for nothing

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