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Lichen grows up my legs 

Green as my eyes 

Reflecting on your lilac palms, 

Ripe with the bluebells 

You picked just now. 

My heart swells 

Like English ivy onto my chest 

As the wind blows Orphic melodies 

Through growths of nettle 

You were cut from the same stone as citrine, I decide.

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Windsor McInerny

UC Berkeley '24

Windsor McInerny is a sophomore at UC Berkeley majoring in English Literature and minoring in Journalism. When she’s not writing she can be found reading cheesy romance novels, making pancakes, or surfing.
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