Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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The Heart – a Thick-Walled Muscle

My heart called out. No heart replied. The beautiful city bought me a one-way ticket out of town. The perfect woman told me she could not come to the phone. The wrong woman, her mouth open, ate raw whale meat, sticky blood staining her teeth, lips, and chin. I hurt her by refusing to kiss her again.   My dream job sleeps on cold sidewalks under a blanket of want […]

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