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   IN OUR OWN VOICES
      
          
I LOVE TO HEAR

how women say
my name—

“Tito…”
“Tito…”

--saying it
over and over

as if they don’t want
to let go.

           Tito D. Tate, age 15 

 

Source: You Hear Me?  poems and writing by teenage boys

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