Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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He grew up wishing That he was somebody Who could defend himself against The tough schoolyard bullies Who could win first prize In an essay writing contest Who could win the heart Of the homecoming queen Who could learn to speak A dozen languages Who could land a job That wasn’t minimum wage But one day he passed A man in a wheelchair And saw he was singing As if […]

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