Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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The Dysfunctional Catholic Girl’s Guide to Lenten Meditation

I’m going to start off by thinking about fish, fertile ground, I think, for thinking about life. Fish have a lot going for them metaphorically and spiritually. They are the early symbol of Christianity, for instance. They are also a symbol of the painful camping trips I took with my stepfather, whom I always called “Uncle Alex,” a man who loved to fish. But Uncle Alex wasn’t much of a […]

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