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Personal Story

All the Men I Like to Get F****d By

Poem 16 ±

April 16, 2017

All the men I like to get fucked by
Are dealers
T mostly, G too, but usually they want me
To parTy not do G
I'm still tryna lose my G cherry
I was about to, now, with The Dark Lord,
But he asked me if I'd had any alcohol and I had,
I'd taken a swig of red wine right out of the bottle
Right before I left to come here (to the Dark Lord's place)
Just as a little treat & to get the coffee taste
Out of my mouth

 

NOTES:
T = methamphetamine, the drug you may remember from Breaking Bad.
G = GHB or gamma-hydroxybutyrate, the drug you may remember from The Black Party.

Michael Broder is the author of Drug and Disease Free (Indolent Books, 2016) and This Life Now (A Midsummer Night's Press, 2014), a finalist for the 2015 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. His poems have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies. He holds a B.A. from Columbia University, an M.F.A. from New York University, and a Ph.D. in Classics from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Broder lives in Brooklyn with his husband, the poet Jason Schneiderman, and a backyard colony of stray and feral cats.


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