Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Hand-off

Give me, today, a moment to hug him goodbye. Let me rub my cheek against his face, feel his body slacken. A moment to frame the freckle farm at his temple, dark cowlick, thin ridge of his shoulders. Hold our child tight for ten days, buckle his seatbelt, keep his bedtime, sit on the floor to play. Bring him back older but the same as before.     Jennifer Dracos-Tice […]

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