the broken flower Andrea Hackett Poetry

local_library the broken flower

by Andrea Hackett

Published in Issue No. 174 ~ November, 2011

our dish is chipped,

a yellow flower,

half gone, half there.

i pick at the chip,

as you inhale the

dinner I cooked.

i push my food over

the growing chip

unable to eat.

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Dree is currently a nanny in Colorado, who has written almost her whole life. She is a graduate from Pacific Lutheran University with a double major, honors, and a love of the arts.