Ode to a Dog Howling in the Background of Zoom Class

By Charlotte Hughes

Commended, Ode to Small Joy

Sometimes I think my whole little world               revolves around me— my four walls of paste and foamboard,               plywood turrets and hollow molding, all held up by a nail from the eighties.               Each day a reflection of the next. The same food—apples pierced               in the center, white bread, orange cheese stuck together […]