Thinking he would only think back to this and never find
Better times to think back to when it comes
In the previous lines, Lupe is thinking back to when he was the young man’s age. Lupe says he is thinking back to better times. However, here Lupe says that IF the young boy makes it to as old as Lupe is (he could be killed in Chiraq before that), the young boy may not have any good times to look back on.
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