Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

Tag Archive for ‘Ending/Beginning’


You won’t melt if I stop with the umbrella at my car and let you go on.   Or maybe I should hand it over, so you can walk off dry, unscathed. But I provide cover   as you unlock your door and turn to me. We reach for each other, the umbrella hovering¬†   over our quick embrace. We let go and lament, “Wish you were closer,” almost together. […]

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