Meter Monday: "for a child Somewhere"
by Muneeza Sheikh
when the rocks dig into your hands for I know that they will
for a figurine of your favorite superhero for I know that you
the work of tomorrow for I know that you will
about scavenging your food in the debris for I know that you will
And carry not that-
For I cannot bear my
candy knowing that you have
never tasted anything like this before.