21 | Michaela Brown

Ekaterina Astakhova via Pexels

for Greta

The stairwell by the doorway
bears your scent

& all the colors of the rainbow
light under my lids

How lucky am I that this
synesthesia is a present one

That even in my 21st year
I needn’t recall, only exist

Michaela is an EFL teacher based in Vigo, Spain. Her work has been published in Laurus Magazine, The Fourth River, and The Coop: A Poetry Cooperative. You can find her on Twitter @mikienbrown.

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