The Future

Five or six years go by
and your freckles will still line up
when your skin stretches, when you reach
back to catch the falling stars.
I know this like
I know the walk back
from your apartment. I know
I've got growing up to do,
six years,
and so do you.

 

Richmond, VA

Elizabeth is a student, a dreamer, and a writer with a heart of (fools) gold.