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EN LA VIDA
by Iván Torrijos
2004-12-01

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¿Y tú, eres real?

Es increíble el efecto que produce el tiempo. Aún me veo años atrás, diseñadome una vida "perfecta", no hace mucho, rechazando ser quien soy. Me costó despedirme de aquello que siempre quise ser, cambie de ser normal y pase a ser "raro". Lo que no recuerdo fue el día cuando ingerí la pastilla de "me vale" y compre un boleto a un viaje que aún continúo. El destino: La realidad.

Parece que me quite una etiqueta y me puse la otra, ¿elegí la correcta? Tal vez me volví radical. Sé que yo no elegí esta mi particularidad, pero sí elegí intentar ser libre.

Hoy desperté y me di cuenta de que un año más se va. Me vinieron recuerdos. Es como si hubiese sido ayer cuando tenía 16 y me retorcía el estomago soportando los comentarios indeseables de Nancy, mejor conocida como la "Parca", nunca la confronte, hubiera querido hacerlo; es cierto, alguien dijo que la sabiduría llega siempre cuando ya es demasiado tarde.

Incursione al "ambiente" el mismo día que conocí a Gilberto, en un vagón del Metro en mi Ciudad, todo me tembló al pisar por primera vez ese lugar donde dos mujeres podían besarse quitadas de la pena. Quería tener palabras que expresar ante él y sus amigos, pero de mi boca no salía ninguna. Luego, mi ligue se esfumó; creo que se fastidió al no obtener éxito ante esa insistencia de 2 meses de que nos conoceríamos "más íntimamente". Pensé que no volvería a descubrir a nadie con tremenda belleza e intelecto y me pregunté en más de una ocasión: ¿Por qué no lo hice?

Voy caminado un tramo más; mucho me cuestiono, no ha sido fácil, me río, porque ahora que lo pienso, creo que ésta vida ha sido también algo muy especial, como un regalo...

¿Me reconoces? Tal vez yo no soy yo, tal vez yo soy el mismo tú.

¿Recuerdas a tu novia? Con suerte ahora se ha vuelto tu amiga. ¿Y tu amigo? ¿es ahora tu novio?

¿Qué te dijo tu mamá? No seas de esos, ¿aún insiste o ya aceptó haberse equivocado?

¿Y a Dios, ya lo conoces, o todavía le vez la barba?

¿Conoces el amor? ¿le pertenece a todos o se ha hecho exclusivo de algunos?

¿Y tú? ¿existes o te borraron del mapa estrangulada?

Tú, ¿ya encontraste tu cuerpo o aún lo tienes encerrado?

¿Es tu cara la del espejo? ¿te reconoces?

¿Cómo esta tu mente? ¿se liberó, o sigue ahí atrapada?

¿Llamaras a alguien hijo o eso a ti no te corresponde?

¿Cuántos años ya ha alcanzado tu compromiso? ¿Por qué el anillo de tu pareja no vale lo mismo que el que carga la esposa de tu presidente?

No, tal vez no me entiendes, pero entonces te pregunto: ¿Qué esperas de mi? ¿que sólo reconozca tu felicidad? o que viva también la mía.

¿Puedo preguntarte? ¿te molesta que lo haga?

¿Realmente vives o te has rendido ante la vida?

¿Entró en ti? ¿sabías que podía pasar? ¿Te confiaste? ¿Te descuidaste? ¿Nadie te dijo? ¿No te llegó correctamente la información? Tal vez demasiado tarde.

¿Es tarde? ¿Te levantas en la noche? ¿Te has quedo dormido?

Pide un deseo.

Tocate, pellizcate, ¿eres un sueño... o eres real?

Información sobre la comunidad latina GLBT en: Homofrecuencia, se transmite todos los lunes de 8 a 10 de la noche en Radio Arte 90.5 FM, Chicago. También puedes escucharlo en vivo a través de la internet en la pagina: www.radioarte.org . ivanukor@yahoo.com


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