Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Fourteen Months After the Motorcycle Crash

Snow clings to granite, your gravestone in February, two birthdays past your life,   seen through a photograph, grainy and digital, from two hundred miles away.   Layers of ice crust bouquets of plastic and fabric   I brought each month on the day you died to work through my grief.   That was the first year, when I lived close— five minutes from the cemetery.   When denial clouded […]

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