Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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The Night We Were Caught in the Incidental Light

I wore a dress inked with starlings, your favorite bird of which I knew little              except after you pulled the silk plumage above my head, angled and outspread after you pinioned my arms, the sound of you inside was like a wing-beat thrum. I knew even less of iridescence, how the surface of everything morphed with each feathered touch. Of certainty, I will say this              I was trussed in […]

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