After spending the last three years working in arts administration in New York City, LILY LADEWIG is now working towards her MFA at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her poems have been published in
elimae and Oblique Angle.
YOU HAVE THREE CHOICES
he said. "Sky
sculpture or sand?" I imagined cliffs
not the Empire State Building, its cold
needling and my busted boots
couched in concrete.
Instead I chose blueberries
and the shudder of pick-up trucks. He lost me
when I lost my lipstick.
Two birds, two stones.