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If I Had A Name Like Rosie Fernandez

Wendy Morton


If I Had A Name Like Rosie Fernandez

I would wear gardenias and orchids
in my hair.
I would buy some hot sauce
called "Jump up and kiss me."
I would offer it to strangers.
If I had a name like Rosie Fernandez
I would know how to tango,
I would sing anywhere,
I would tap dance on sidewalks.
I would fall in love insistently,
spend hours in cafes
with a broken heart
and good coffee.

Oh, if I had a name like Rosie Fernandez,
I would know it.



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