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Kevin Carey

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Kevin Carey is the author of Jesus Was a Homeboy (CavanKerry Press 2016). He is an assistant professor at Salem State University.

by this poet

A rosary that was my mother’s
tucked in the glove compartment of his car 
and a copy of Exile on Main Street
with instructions to play track 6
when he hit some lonesome desert highway.
I love him so much my chest hurts,
thinking of him riding