April 19, 2016: Evening Walk

I feel angst
as I tread up the chiseled sidewalk
with only my sweat to show
my traveled distance. 

My heart, I can feel
it pumping worn breath
within my lungs. 

I beat the wind
with my intensity and struggle.
I can only hope
to fly without my breath
slowing me down.

Written by Amanda B Hansen
2016 April 19

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.