The Morning Struggle

Mikayla Westcott

School days.
Those days when I wake up before the sun, feeling tired as can be, struggling to stay awake
I go get ready, my eyes barely able to stay open
Here we go. Again
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Moving On

Theresa Swindlehurst

I saw you walking downtown today
I quickly fixed my hair and then crossed the street hoping that you would see me
You looked up from your phone and my hazel eyes and your chocolate brown eyes met
In that moment, it felt like my whole world had stopped and I couldn’t breathe
You waved, casually, trying to look cool, said hi, and then continued on
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