Why Is It Greek Omelet and Not Puerto Rican?

Every morning
I look for you
on the menu.

Where are
your eyes and lips,
my side order of thighs?

I’m so hungry for the
sauce of you and the
way your blouse opens

like a flame.

E. Ethelbert Miller, “Why Is It Greek Omelet and Not Puerto Rican?” from The Other Voices International Project. Copyright © 2005 by E. Ethelbert Miller. Reprinted by permission of The Other Voices International Project.
Source: The Other Voices International Project (2005)
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