|"Ojo" ink on paper ©H. Suarez|
Remember your name, the miracle
of laughter. Bring pleasure to the sad gods,
though you leave this world to grieve,
to replace your intricate streams of blood
with methanol and formaldehyde.
November 8 by Douglas Ray
For D, our beautiful, talented boy.
Excerpt, November 8 poem taken from He Will Laugh © Douglas Ray