“Twilight Walks,” by Katie Bowler Young (Poetry ’07)

2007 poetry alum Katie Bowler Young was recently featured in the LEON Literary Review. Read an excerpt of “Twilight Walks” below:

Twilight Walks

Through crowds and parks, past homes and shops,
across crosswalks, uphill, our quiet slipping
into conversation: which way now, our pasts,
what didn’t last: his son’s car, my first marriage,

and then through the narrow gate of a school,
where, near a fountain’s pool, there’s a mural
of a man, his open hands, with a woman, wide-eyed,
birds at her side and in her hair… 

Read this poem in its entirety here: http://leonliteraryreview.com/issue-10-katie-bowler-young/