Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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How to Hide

for J.P. Get out of bed and find the good scissors. The yellow ones. Go out to the porch. Take down all of the wind- chimes. Dismember them. Go back inside. Open the closets. Bring out all the jackets and shoes. Tie up every lace and string until there are only perfect bows. Put it all away and pry open the pendulum clock. Remove the weights. They’ll make good bookends. […]

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