Mona Mehas (she/her) writes about growing up poor, accumulating grief, and the climate from the perspective of a retired, disabled teacher in Indiana. Her work has appeared in over fifty journals, anthologies, and online museums. Mona's chapbook, 'Questions I Didn't Know I'd Asked,' is available from LJMcD Communications, with another forthcoming in July 2024. She is a Trekkie and enjoys watching Star Trek shows and movies in chronological order.
We were two ships passing in the night
giant waves tore us asunder
our passion sank as ships do
our ribs crushed, frames hollow
leaving empty hulls
our love, once strong