Ode to the Woman in a Sari Who Walked Around My School Every Morning

October 19, 2017
By TheGlassCat SILVER, Austin, Texas
TheGlassCat SILVER, Austin, Texas
9 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"The monosyllable of the clock is Loss, Loss, Loss unless you devote your heart to its opposition."
- Tennessee Williams

She wore clunky gray sneakers
and a sunrise on her chest
Stark white braid on brown skin,
stride matching the contrast
of a red teardrop gracing her brow
The light never grew bright enough
to see her eyes.

Maybe I just stopped seeing her.

The author's comments:

I feel like everyone has a story worth telling, whether they're your closet family member or a stranger on the street. 

Similar Articles


This article has 1 comment.

on Nov. 14 2017 at 4:08 am
Shrivastava SILVER, Delhi, Other
5 articles 0 photos 46 comments

Favorite Quote:
Be yourself no matter what they say

Indian? Cause I am

Parkland Book