April 25, 2016: 1989

This is not a Taylor Swift song.
This is life. 
My life. 

John Denver waited
I waited
(patiently, I might add)
Burnt-red drops
Crimson smoke
air is tainted
I, no longer patient.

They cut my mother
wrong
I was born left-handed
a child always
in her right mind. 

 

Written by Amanda B Hansen
2016 April 25

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.