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Serious Question (2)

By Stephen Pusateri

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Because he doesn't know everything
we came here for
I hope we don't

but, when he's a teen,
will I have to follow
my half-Italian/Irish/Swedish
half-Jamaican son
around the store

or were you going to be doing that anyway?

— Stephen Pusateri

Stephen Pusateri works for WYEP-FM on its soul and blues shows.  He has work collected in the Brentwood Anthology (Nine Toes Press) as part of the Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange. Work is also forthcoming in Uppagus. He lives in Bethel Park.

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