You have permission to edit this article.

Poetry: ‘100°’

  • 0
  • 1 min to read
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

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 Send unpublished poetry and short fiction under 1,500 words to with subject line “Fiction/Poetry: [Title] by [Writer’s Name]” and a short bio.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.