April 22, 2017: Recovery Over a Loss (a Sister's Speech)

I stood on wobbly
knees
with a scrap
of notebook paper
I tore
with smudged
handwriting in
cursive. 

He laid there
his body
placed
his hands
cold -- then warm.

I was only nervous
because I was never asked

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.