I still see her sometimes,
in fragments –
the downturned corners of a frown,
the small valleys of a clavicle.
As if seven years ago the piercing ring
of the telephone turned her to glass –
and when the voice on the other end began,
Heather Minette is a graduate student of literature at the University of Houston–Clear Lake and the author of Rooftops and Other Poems (Blue Hour Press, 2013). Her work has been featured on Freshly Pressed and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. More of her writing is available to view at http://www.heatherminette.com.