I’m sorry

By Allison Hymas

I was distracted by the lemon
curd and did not see
the empty space between the mountains
and the state line,
or the mirrored city in the sky,
fireweed pink with the setting
sun.

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Allison Hymas is a graduate student pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Brigham Young University. She enjoy traveling, science, and writing about both.