Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

Tag Archive for ‘Failure’


For the life of me I cannot capture the haiku of my pear tree and my pecan tree finally touching limbs after twenty years of growth—superior lovers, patient, knowing, they reject my prying, reductionist mind.   After a rather extended and varied second childhood in New Orleans, Matt Dennison’s work has appeared in Rattle, The Spoon River Poetry Review, and Cider Press Review, among others. He has also made videos […]

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