I made a picture with your name
written over and over again
in pristine letters
to create an image
a scene I held onto for years and years and years.
The other day I ripped it up
threw the scraps in a box
to be used for paper mâché
I think that’s moving on
I think it’s time to forget.
McKenzie Richardson lives in Milwaukee, WI. Her work has been featured in various anthologies such as Mutate, Electromagnetism, and Doomsday, as well as online publications. Her first novel, Heartstrings, was published in 2018. McKenzie also runs a crafting blog: http://www.craft-cycle.com For more updates on her writing, you can follow her on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mckenzielrichardson/ | Wattpad
Originally posted on the site: 08/07/2019