"Give      me
some head,"
the dude
grimly said.

I wanted to hold him in my arms, to
feel the weight of him on top of me. I
wanted to scratch love marks down his
back and to watch him enjoy being alive.

But down I
went and
gave him
only what he
asked for.
Both lost.

By Louie Crew
(Louie Crew has edited special issues of
College English and Margins, Has
written four poetry volumes
Sunspots (Lotus Press,
Detroit, 1976)
Midnight Lessons (Samisdat, 1987),
Lutibelle's Pew (Dragon Disks,

1990), and Queers! for Christ's Sake!
(Dragon Disks, 2003).)

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