Seeing Red

By: Harleigh Markowitz

My life story in 24 words:

Brew, you’re ok, Manhattan drifting.

Pointe shoes untied.

Ambitious intellect, trip.

Coffee, Nanny, Coffee.

Black dress, loose jeans.

Exhausted street noise. Seeing Red.

Goodbye.

My life story in 12 words taken from the original 24:

Seeing Red, loose jeans.

Trip. Manhattan coffee drifting.

You’re ok, ambitious brew.

My life story in 6 words:

Ambitious Manhattan.

Red jeans. Ok coffee.

3 words:

ambitious

coffee

red

My life story in 1 word:

Faced with choosing between

ambition and coffee,

I see red.