No one tells you the end of summer stings worse when you’re older. How you begin to relate to flowers under the highway and fading heart-shaped tattoos. How you start to realize the smallest letter on the eye exam looks like your reflection.
Kendra Nuttall is a copywriter by day and poet by night. She is the author of poetry collections, A Statistical Study of Randomness (Finishing Line Press, 2021) and Our Bones Ache Together (FlowerSong Press, forthcoming). Her work has appeared in Spectrum, Sad Girl Review, Capsule Stories, and more. Kendra lives in Utah with her husband and poodle. Find her online at kendranuttall.com.