I was kept in a box in the attic
with certificates, medals, and awards
to preserve my life / my every achievement
never to be looked at again
stacked up with junk mail and garbage
and years of living a life
but if you keep everything
nothing is really special anymore.
If you keep me in a box,
how can I ever really live?
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: 15/07/2019