Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Something More

I hate to come out and say it so baldly But I miss the old Brian. Sure, his skin was green and slimy And I could hold him in the palm of my hand, But the expectation of “something more” was intoxicating. I don’t want to sound ungrateful for the castle, The handmaidens, And the whole lifestyle That comes with being a Princess, Though when it comes right down to […]

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Crater Lake

You’ll be scared, my brothers tell me, as I change into my bathing suit. It looks like a normal lake to me But as I apply sunscreen to the backs of my thighs They tell me the lake is actually a crater. And once I wade out farther than my toes can touch The water is so clear of murk and debris That when I look down It is like […]

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