Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

Tag Archive for ‘Herb Guggenheim’


We have coffee and eat banana bread at Starbucks. Our meetings are filled with anxiety. I worry that I won’t make it home in time, that my movements will be detected, that the arc of my life will somehow be disrupted. We sit close to each other and I worry that one of my wealthy cousins, one who lives nearby, will see us, will stop, and ask questions. My hand […]

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