Twenty-three hours since he responded
Anticipation crawls over my heart
Eyes like wet leaves
Glued to glass screens
I have become the girl with coffee stains
That lingers over her bright white blouse
Always second place
Clinging onto
The inklings of love
That she will never receive

Jacob Gube from USA [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Ivy Archer

Ivy is a 17-year-old student currently attending Dr.Charles Best secondary school. In her free time, she enjoys staring into blank spaces and imagining an alternate universe, (aka daydreaming). When she wants to feel productive, she likes to paint anything that inspires her, and being around friends.