- POETRY -

"IN THE MIDST

OF WINTER..."

 

Kaya York

first to leave

the party

from the warm

apartment’s

amber glow

into the sterile

reality snow

walking home

sober

a glowing

hearth inside

my chest

I can keep myself

company

Kaya is a nonbinary person studying philosophy of mind. Their work has also appeared in The Saranac Review, Post Road, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and elsewhere.