Yuen Wai (Kitty) Chu

Losing

A shadow I follow
Takes grip of me.
Presses buttons
on the keyboard. 
The clock spun
360.
It wasn’t me. I did-
n’t do it.


Amendment

Push through the
crashing waves.
The battery cannot
blame the hands
of a clock for not
moving.
Don’t let the
shadow become
you.


Yuen Wai (Kitty) Chu is a first-year Boston University undergraduate student who lives in the city that never sleeps, New York City. She was born in Hong Kong, but she moved to New York when she was seven. This is the first time her work is published.