Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

Tag Archive for ‘Hikikomori’


Intimacy secured behind the titanium door of Puritanism’s vault and you just might know the combination. You who have arms to embrace my most vulnerable emotions and words to bail me out whenever the machismo police haul me in for questioning. I fill out an access request, submit to your background investigation.   Will you reveal yourself a sleeper agent for conformity? Your phrase “Be an adult” code for “Do […]

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