April 17, 2017: I Begged You Not to Leave

Scratches of youth
can be felt
by the innocent. 

Messages
scrolled in parchment
torn and burned.

Leaves
crusty with
an auburn tint.

You left me alone
in my thoughts
and you wonder
why we
became apart? 

Amanda Hansen

Amanda B Hansen is a writer & poet who currently resides in Omaha, NE. 
She is a recent graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She holds a Bachelor's in General Studies. Her certifications include English, Music, & Creative Writing. 

Amanda currently splits her time being a full-time Customer Service Adviser at her local Walgreen's, and being an Editor/Social Media/Writing Contributor for Fine Lines Journal in Omaha.