Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Playing Piano

A million anodynes that should have numbed to brevity all of the prizes I never won, all of the happy endings that clanged harmlessly off my life: none of them worked, the hours spent in search of the next drug-like novelty wasted, wet ashes on the floors of an ancient bar, stale beer, and the prospect of unendurable loneliness. As I fumble for the correct chords, my fingertips rebel and […]

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