Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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the speed of light being what it is   your whole body is afterimage,   the entire pale cello of you crossing   then uncrossing your legs– the whole wilderness of you   a sudden and exact history, the sex in the poem of you   a pulling apart of libraries for the right ache   between words.   the speed of light being what it is   a touch […]

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Reaching you

Everything that reaches does so both inward and out. I can’t reach you   without going in up to the shoulder of what I am, without pressing my face   to something crying out to be both wild and asleep.     Anton Frost has appeared in Verdad, Parcel, The Bacon Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Michigan.

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