Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Reasons to Never Love a Poet

I miss you because you were a war– springing up from soiled pages, eraser-mark trenches, a man wrapped in papyrus bandages. I miss you because your words were like will-o’-the-wisps and I could never remember they meant harm. I miss you because you had poetry glistening between your lips instead of saliva. Music instead of anger, me instead of somebody else. I miss you because after all those things were […]

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