Four and Twenty of the Week, August 17

Mid-August

We sat on the warm brick stoop
Digging X’s with our fingernails
into fresh mosquito bites
waiting for a breeze.

Keisha J. Benjamin
Keisha J. Benjamin is a senior at St. John’s Preparatory High School in Astoria, New York. She is part of the Poetry Association there and has now joined with two other association members whose poems have appeared in Four and Twenty. Keisha has hopes of becoming a novelist in the future.
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One Response to Four and Twenty of the Week, August 17

  1. Sean Murch says:

    Great poem…..it really invokes an image and tweaks some distant memories of a similar setting. Nicely done!

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