Vermont Arts Council

Sophie Leggett, 2020 Original Poetry Winner

Heartstrings (In Short)

I am sitting next
to a man on the subway
who is reading
the comics section
and smiling to himself.
The woman across
from us is kissing
her baby on the forehead.
I don’t know how
anybody can know
anybody without falling
a little bit in love.


Sophie Leggett

Gold Key, 2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards


admin-place May 28, 2020