Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Dear Parents:

Strike the soft skin of your children; leave marks.    Go on: show them how hard they must become       to be like you.   Mold them to be mindless: coach them to react    with fists; make them believe that words have       little worth.   Shape them into an almighty monster: modern man.   Destroy their purity and imagination by damning them    with absurd words of a god who previous men       imagined. […]

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