Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

Tag Archive for ‘Travelogue’


This tree is five hundred years old, and this boulder is hard proof of an ancient glacial age, and you sit there–feigning polite interest. You wonder why I am taking you on this tour, pointing out geologic history and badmouthing the owners of local estates. Words spill forth like arrows missing their mark, the horrible misfires of a rank amateur, and I am too nervous to even take better aim. […]

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