And that’s why
I never see Don Ramon,
loaded with carrots and lettuces,

walking the road
on the west side
of my little home.

Have you ever thought
of whom
you’d have loved

if only you had
another pair
of curtains to part?


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José Enrique Medina

José Enrique Medina earned his BA in English from Cornell University. He writes poems, short stories and novels. His work has appeared in Best Microfiction 2019 Anthology, Tahoma Literary Review, The Burnside Review, and other publications. He is a VONA (Voices of Our Nation) POC fellow.