Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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dysfunctional

my mother had an incessant compulsive screech like a chainsaw in a horror movie, my father a bull-like bellow – a get out of here & leave me alone kind of thing – like a dog stuck inside his own lust   I was a quiet skinny little meerkat – always watching, afraid of anyone who might discover my existence & push me back into the gaping black hole of […]

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