Author: Julia Kinel

A Fight

Wind-whipped splotches
of red all along her jaw.
Tears dripped over her chin,
down to her collarbones.

His eyelids were heavy;
a boxer’s wrists after a match;
slumped with defeat;

He closed his eyes,
shook his head,
brought his hands up to

Stop. Flinch.
A small gasp was
sucked in and suffocated.

“Did you think I was going to…?”


12219490_10204716434784023_4463850371972246542_nJulia Kinel is a Sophomore and an English major at SUNY Geneseo. She is a member of the Alpha Delta Epsilon sorority and works in the School of Education. She is from Syracuse, New York.