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.