Obscured

Obscured

By: Cheryl Aguirre

snatched 
burned
bundled 
thrown 
away 
reduced 
to 

trick 
of 
light 
in 

picture 
frame
a
cat 
lit 
by 
headlights 
eyes 
flashing 
running
away 
mist 
coated
hands 
(you’re 
ocean 
spray)

Cheryl Aguirre (they/them) is a queer biracial poet based in Austin, Texas. You can find their previously published work in Ghost City Press, decomp journal, South Broadway Press, Pine Hills Review, The Mantle, and HeroinChic. You can follow them at @drowsy_orchid on Instagram and @Wheat_Mistress on Twitter. 

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