Someone Else’s Memory MAG

By Lily M., Chicago, IL

milk white


fingers stretch
fire red.
flecks of sunny gold.
the apple,
shiny.
round.
drops
into waiting palm.
teeth,
deep in flesh.
She remembers ...
black.
skin many colors.
porcelain smile
’tween
full lips.
apple.
pale green
held tight.
His fingers strong.
red
to
green.
black
to
white.
opposite
in the
naked eye
appear.
honest drums
in
truthful heart
know
otherwise.




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