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Whatever We Really Want
By David Moolten
we covet a lover
who's led a hard beautiful life
like a volcano or a racehorse
but agrees now that's over.
David Moolten is a physician who lives, writes & practices in Philadelphia. His most recent book is Primitive Mood (TSUP, 2009). See