Route 7 Review - Page 42

We curl up in hard chairs as Dad sleeps in a pale blue box The darkness under Mom’s eyes never changes Not even when she hugs his clothes and howls and screams because we know there won’t be anyone else walking through the door Ashley Skye Harrison was born and raised in the red desert of Southern Utah, where she has spent her life surrounded by and growing in the visual and literary arts. She has studied and written in various genres, including essays, short stories, and screenplays. She is currently in the process of completing a bachelor’s degree in English with a Creative Writing emphasis at Dixie State University.