No more hollow than a blade of grass, 

You praise your crisp horde, 

The filth and bones of the noble morning shift,

Raising you on your feet of stolen ivory, 

You praise the view of thinly sliced emeralds.

Sylvane Friddell

Sylvane Friddell is an English major and a Creative Writing minor at Cumberland University. In their free time, they enjoy hiking, drawing, cooking, and having long and heated discussions about the enraging themes in a piece of media they consumed.

NOVUS Literary and Arts Journal
Lebanon, TN