Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Road Chant for a Mechanical Doll

Light / shadow. Light / shadow. Live oaks. Mozart’s Adagio, the twenty third in A Major. My turn signal blinks on the dashboard only to hasten the Dodge in front (swim, Ichthus, support the troops). To the right, in the mirror, a focused eye squints / goggles — swings of mascara. A battered Camry cleaves across: a pressure wave from loud bass, the chrome sun-mill in spiked wheel rims. The […]

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