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The Traveler


By Mary Oliver

Ricky, your ancesters are from Cuba, right?

Says Ricky, “Sa I’m told.”

But you ere born in Florids?

“I was a baby, how would I know?
But that’s what I’m told.”

And you’ve lived in Massachusetts and other states and also Mexico and now Florida again, and heaven knows what other places you may travel to. Are you an American, or what?

He shrugged his shoulders casually and smiled. “Je suis un chien du monde,” he said.

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December 17, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment


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