Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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“Give me your hand. Take my hand. Don’t you let go. Don’t let go….”   –Samwise Gamgee to Mr. Frodo The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien   When Sam cradled Frodo and asked if he could recall any orchards in blossom, any birds nesting in hazel thickets, I never understood why Frodo had to give in to being naked in the dark, with […]

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