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Summer Poem

A poem

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February 11, 2019
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I fell in love with you over a summer.

I shouldn’t have.
The first time I saw you in person,
You walked in,
One tall, body-shaped sigh,
Burdened like Atlas. 

I wanted to unburden you.

Kristen Rudd
Kristen Rudd lives in Cary, NC and is a homeschool mom by day. By night, she’s exhausted. She has written for Center for Lit, Torrey Gazette, Circe Institute, Fathom Magazine, and for herself. You can find out more about Kristen and her shenanigans at kristenrudd.com.

Cover photo by JD Mason

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