First memory

27 Nov, 2021 at 12:02 | Posted in Varia | Comments Off on First memory

Ararat by Louise GlückLong ago, I was wounded. I lived
to revenge myself
against my father, not
for what he was—
for what I was: from the beginning of time,
in childhood, I thought
that pain meant
I was not loved.
It meant I loved.

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