McKinney 2016: Honorable Mention, Poetry

in Creative Writing/McKinney 2016 Winners/McKinney Contest/Poetry/Undergraduate


Rebecca Smith


Gypsy’s got honeysuckle

climbing her translucent legs.

The buds giggle as G scrapes paint from a barn door mural and sweeps it across her eyelids.


G goes dreamy, kneading

the future. Between her thumb and forefinger:

a baptism.