I wish I could throw
all I care about in a coffee cup,
stir in some sugar to make it sweeter,
and drink it down.
to have bitten fingernails
over the battle between my words
and my windpipe.
My voice rings
and I can’t unsay.
Kirsten Magas is a fourth-year English major with minors in creative writing and journalism. KM867219@wcupa.edu.