The Little Things – My Mother’s Voice

My Mother’s Voice

My mother’s voice is smog sunsets and matzo balls

diet coke with ice.

On the phone our accents twin and twine

round vowels, hard Gs, the hiss of a long S.





Ashley Herzig is a poet from Long Island, Ny.  She is currently taking far too long to complete her degree at Cornell.  She has never before been published.


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