Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Penny and a Scratcher

I don’t know if my parents had big dreams, I don’t know if they fell deeply into young love, I don’t know if they ever cried for the beauty of youth; all I know is when I see my dad’s listless form slumped in front of the TV or my mom’s empty eyes, childlike and so pretty with make- up, I feel an ache for their aging unhappiness and wonder […]

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