Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Punch List

By now having memorized the pebble-grained texture of the ceiling and having mowed the lawn last week and having paid off the mortgage last month and having put the youngest through college last year and having blinked farewell to the wife earlier in the evening, he noted the waning level in his IV bag. Excelsior!— the ultimate chore on a meticulous list.     R. A. Allen’s poetry has appeared […]

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