coil -- poetry by Mackenzie Morong
how come the longest conversation we had
in the past month
was about snakes?
what do they know about how to talk to you
that I don’t?
Mackenzie Morong is a high school student in Massachusetts. She likes playing soccer, skiing, and baking, when she’s not reading. Fiction is her favorite genre, especially fantasy or sci-fi. She is part of the Literary Magazine at her school, and has received silver keys from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.