Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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The Listening Cure

Robby strains to hear the lady seated down the bar leaning toward her best friend forever; only fifty bucks, she whispers. That’s what it cost her per hour for a forty-five minute psychotherapy session. Hearing that really gets him thinking, no way, mine were so much more. He had to learn how to properly lace ironed-flat shoelaces through each and every eyelet; wrap by crisscross wrap finessing both bows time […]

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