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Poetry: ‘100°’

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Poetry Week 5

Editor’s note: Every Friday, the Arts & Leisure section publishes a work of short fiction or poetry from writers in the UW community not affiliated with The Daily.

 

I wonder

If crickets think the sky is pretty.

 

Do they look up,

When the night feels empty?

 

Do they dream about flying,

Among showers of faraway stars?

 

Nevermind, I hope 

Crickets love where the flowers are.

 

Linda Wang is a sophomore studying in the Foster Business School and pursuing a minor in English. She also blogs about spiritual growth on www.spiritual fantasia.com.

Interested in submitting? Send unpublished poetry and short fiction under 1,500 words to arts@daily.com with subject line “Fiction/Poetry: [Title] by [Writer’s Name]” and a short bio.

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