Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Star Lake, Sayner, Wisconsin

Twenty years and we can’t keep a clean house, can’t agree on how to store dishes. What we do well is walk. Among lakes. Few boats, few homes on the shore. Loons love it as we do. Sometimes a clearing opens so we look the lake directly in its blue eyes. A heron swoops overhead. Lapping water rubs a bay’s edge. Spring flowers give way to mulleins and fireweeds. Our […]

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