February

I wanted yesterday to end so badly
that I came back to my room.
I stared at the pictures taped to my walls.
I don’t remember if I thought anything.
I closed the window shutters and
watched the sunset through my fingers,
smearing the hills with gold.
When I opened my eyes it was dark,
my mirror snaked with moonlight.
I lay down again and felt my body sink
like it had already gone out.
I had always known,
like a weight on my eyelids,
that I could never leave this,
or find anything I wanted more.

Alison Cao is a creative writing student at Milton Academy. She has been recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. She currently lives in Irvine, California, where she is social distancing with the rest of her family.

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