Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

In this one, I imagine myself as a

tiny thing, stitched to a map. I fold,
crease. Fold, crease. Fold, crease,
Kansas. No more borrowing.

mackM. Mack is the author of three forthcoming collections including the chapbook Imaginary Kansas (dancing girl press, 2015). Mack writes, teaches, and sews in Virginia where ze co-edits Gazing Grain Press. Find hir at


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3 replies

  1. Terse and memorable. I quite like this.


  1. Three poems from Imaginary Kansas at Melancholy Hyperbole | M. Mack

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