Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Out for a Drive and Thinking about John Ferone (1943-2003)

I got to Millbrook twelve years late, though the horsey set was still sunning itself in the cafes, their Lexuses polished to nubs and tied to the decorative posts at the curb. John had died before we could take up golf, or watch birds with the Audubons dragging their fancy Wellies through the mud, or cash in any of his hoped-for lottery winnings— though plenty well-off already, a bachelor, who […]

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