The Maroon

“Fishing”

Katelyn Aquilo, English literature senior

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I didn’t jump off the ledge.
I stepped into the air
And pitched a line,
Fishing for concrete.
I caught it.

They found me grinning
As if fishhooks tugged at the corners of my mouth.

There’s 7 billion 46 million people on the planet
And most of us have the audacity to think we matter.

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“Fishing”