Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Traveling Silences

How silence attacks— like a tsunami of empty boxes within boxes without the boxes, an empty house we’ve lived in for years. What our life becomes without us in it is a foreign country with strange customs for tipping. We pack for the trip to San Sombrero by not saying what we pretend to feel, your face no longer in my mind. When distance arrives, like air surrounding air suffocating […]

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