Desire. Loss. And then what? The poem weaves those ideas together.
Nicole Itkin is a high school junior in New York. She loves acting and writing, possibly because both allow her to fling words together in an attempt to tell a story and to tell it well. When she isn't staring at something with writing on it (whether it’s her own notebook, a published novel or a play), she is most likely thinking about new ways to incorporate tofu in her diet, learning other languages or traveling.
What if someone took your place? How would they take over your world? Those were the two questions I had when I started this piece, questions I tried to answer.