Melancholy Hyperbole

Poetry about longing.

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Letters to Minnehaha Creek: IV.

Pass the morass of Seagram’s boxes, the red door of Powderhorn Park Association. Pass the squirrels hiding acorns in the knots of bare branches. Pass absence. How many miles have you gone? We walked 5,000 on this webbed concrete. Pass the chimes, and the plants pressed against the windows looking for the sun. The Southside Pride paper waits on the steps of the empty condo. Cut through McRae Park, pass […]

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