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This poem is taken from PN Review 24, Volume 8 Number 4, March - April 1982.

The Married Men Thom Gunn

There is a boy who hangs on your speech
And watches you jealously
Would like to have you out of my reach
Although he bears with me.

I will do everything I must
To help, as you would do.
And if I try to get his trust
It is for his sake too.

Just for a moment, a moment he goes.
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