Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

Tag Archive for ‘Jennifer Martelli’

Dear______________

Let me tell you something about your son.   He misses you. You may know that. I’ve no idea of consciousness besides my own.   He misses you so much he sees you alive maybe on an island where you washed up when your boat went down.   Maybe you crawled up from the detritus and dead cod and became king of some unmapped Viking island in the North Atlantic. […]

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