Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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I Will Die in Texas

after Vallejo I will die in Texas, on a day temperatures soar, 109 or 113, a blazing hellhole of a day, unlike soft days on the coast. I will die in Texas, perhaps on a Monday morning like this one, mercury skyrocketing. Yes, it will be a Monday and in the morning. As I conjure extravagant surf, succulent pines, music of draining tidal pools trickles my brain, and NBC’s meteorologist […]

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