Yes, I Am

by Brittani Rable

morphing like
basalt melted
down red,
2000 degrees
and dripping
as if from
a wound,
open flesh,
cooling around
pockets of air–
the words
that I will not
let myself waste
my breath on.
I am not sorry.

Brittani Rable is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and minor in Creative Writing. She has previously been published in Mosaic Magazine and Us for President. She currently lives in Columbus, Ohio, where she works in marketing and freelance writing.



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