Issue 6 cover


by Molly Horan

Issue 6 :: Summer 2010 (poetry)

Maybe if I'd been younger
Hadn't let my bangs grow out
Hadn't bought the lipstick
Too dark to be a Kool-Aid stain,
It wouldn't sound so horrible:
I didn't cry
I wasn't scared
I ran vocab words through my head
Bowed for a moment of silence


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Molly Horan is currently an MFA candidate at the New School University. Her YouTube channel,…, features author interviews and musings about footy pajamas. She also blogs at about cute tsar names, blessed Kateritykawitha, Dr. Seuss, and other worthy subjects.