my mother shrieks at my father from the alcove in the hallway by the kitchen
saturday morning. he forgot to get snacks for my soccer team again.
sleep crumbles from my eyes
swirls around the scratches in the brass trim
ICARUS GREY won 3rd Place of the Poetry Writing Contest. Icarus is a poet currently based in the Midwest and hailing from Nebraska. Previously having completed part of an AA in English Literature and Creative Writing, they are at present taking a break to focus on their body of work. Having recently completed their first chapbook, The Ancestors Walk in the Garden, they are making preparations to put it out into the world. They are in pursuit of new experiences as well as connecting with their indigenous Sami culture every day.