Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Egyptian Sorrow

I wash bath mats that held your urine like a flat chalice, a mistake in cat whispers, so soft human ears can’t hear. I wait for your ghost, the truth never reveals, no foggy apparition of love, of message. Dishes with your food still sit, perfect stones in a special spot; your lack of appetite came on like a thunderstorm, and when you couldn’t hold your body up, I felt […]

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