The Goodnight Kiss

Tabbytha Spyrison

And I would beg forgiveness,
though you have little left to give.

my bloodstained bones will bend
a mist of midnight air
to crown your forehead.

Tabbytha Spyrison is an aspiring student writer, enrolled at Warren Wilson College. Her poetry has been published in her high school literary magazine and she has a short story in the WWC Literary journal.