I am the loudest thing in these woods

A poem.

Graphic by author.

My only solace
in listing all the shit this year brought
is that I spent it with my dog.

I wonder if this is some cruel trade,
her soft fur for all my pain.

I want to be an old writer of some esteem.
That way, when some young journalist
(whose name I’ll be too…

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Aspiring caretaker of a haunted greenhouse. Co-EIC at The Interlude. Words in Entropy Magazine, Bitch Media, Texas Observer, NYU Local, and more.

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Maggie Chirdo

Aspiring caretaker of a haunted greenhouse. Co-EIC at The Interlude. Words in Entropy Magazine, Bitch Media, Texas Observer, NYU Local, and more.