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Mom, he says, his voice

an arrow of frustration,

you just don’t understand.


I know, I say, I don’t understand.

But that is not the kind

of understanding he wants.


Someday he will tell a therapist

how I mocked him. She will

make a note in his file


and say to him, I know,

I understand, and he will

nod, certain that she does.





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