dead girl

By Emma Geller

small town secrets-
clasp death
in lockets churning.

and marshy tides 
wash clean
her pale hands-

it happened too early,
this little girl could’ve been
a mother.

but pure, 
she faded.
locked in time, 
she left earth,
for heavenly places.

Emma Geller is a poet, singer, and actress from Boston, MA. Her many passions include cinema and listening to Elliot Smith while drinking too much coffee. You can find out more about Emma on Instagram.

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