Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Learned Happiness

Two years of reteaching my serotonin synapses: fire now, do not let the neurons reabsorb you just yet. I fed them balanced meals, ninety milligrams every night until I had enough chemicals in my head to reteach myself how to smile and mean it.   When my doctor told me I could stop taking the pills, it was like my father letting go of my bike — no more training […]

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