The Other Man Was Me

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Arte Publico Press, 1994 - Gay men - 118 pages
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A collection of poems by a San Francisco doctor of Latino origin. The subjects include: an immigrant's son discovers his cultural identity, a physician awakens to the suffering of his patients, and two gay Latinos fall in love.
 

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I am doing a essay on Rafael, and I completely relate to his poems and what he writes. I never read poems before, and I like your poems.Thanks

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Contents

Camino Real
13
The Lost Plaza Is Everywhere
14
Another Poem in English
15
Illness
17
El Curandero
18
I Dont Want What I Cant Say
20
The Love of Someone
22
Café Pamplona
23
Song for our Son
79
The Other Man Was Me
95
The End of Shame
97
A Dying Art
99
For J W
101
Aunt Tonis Heart
103
Aida
105
The Test
107

San Fernando
24
Belonging
26
In the Form
27
FAMILIA
29
Song for My Grandfather
31
Song for My Father
47
Song for My Lover
63
Allegory
108
AGE 5 BORN WITH AIDS
110
Technology and Medicine
111
The Distant Moon
112
Finally
116
Sonnet No 904
118

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