Call Me By Your Name, Which Is Irresponsible and Not Meteoric

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Written by Norman Erikson Pasaribu, and published as a part of Cordite Poetry Review — 87: DIFFICULT. Aug 01, 2018


We both know it’s easier between two beautiful people

We both know it’s easier when it’s a nice mountain mansion in Italy

with a shallow pool and a live-in adult-nanny

And we both know it’s easier since it’s summer with ripe-pink peaches

and nobody interfering without knocking

“He looks like he never has to work a day in his life,” your friend said

over Vietnamese coffee, while you are feeling despair, feeling ugly

(must be the weather’s blue)

“But how do you hate a movie this good?”

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