Em Dawson: ‘How I wish I could reach…’

(how i wish i could)
{r e a c h}

t o u c h
s * t * a * r * s

[][][]my glass[][][]
“`into the ′ ′ ′
n e v e r e n d i n g

{}{}{}from the {}{}{}
|||with its|||
…honeysweet nectar…

l e a v i n g m e
///thirsting for more///

s h i n i n g t h r o u g h
(even in the)
dark of night
/\/\/\ to cast /\/\/\
— your beams —
《upon my face》
s t r e a k e d
[with tear tracks]
y/o/u t/o/u/c/h
~as if ~
t o w i p e a w a y
|and tell me|
‘it’s going to be okay’

{i believe it}

Em Dawson

Em is a fifteen-year-old poet and novelist based in the United States. She has recently finished her first novel, and is now in the process of finding a publisher.

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