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This week, a poem by Nicholas Goodly.
1. you look so strong you’re so lucky you guys don’t even
have to work out I bet you don’t even try for that body is it
true what they say about you guys? I bet you would wear me
out damn that ass you gotta be mixed with something nice ass
yall all got those big asses Hey, HEY! mmhmm damn that ass
what a cute nose where you from I been struck with jungle
fever lately I wouldn’t want you to rob me haha yo you Puerto
Rican? you Pwaairto Reekeen? you from an island, huh. you
Egyptian? you’re so cute you can’t be all black, right? I bet
you would never date a black guy bet you never been with a
white guy before what that ass do what those lips of yours do?
the things you would do to me ooh I can tell you’re trouble
the things I would do to you
NICHOLAS GOODLY is a teaching fellow at Columbia University and the writing editor of WUSSY Magazine.