ALYSSA HARMON

★ ★ ★ ★

POETRY

but our kids will

we’re just a never-ending ancestry tree
of focusing on trying to correct
our parents’ mistakes
who are trying to correct
their parents’ mistakes
that we didn’t notice the forest of
other faults.

but our kids will

Alyssa Harmon is currently a senior at USFSP and is majoring in English Writing Studies and minoring in Mass Communication. Alyssa has a passion for reading and writing, and she’s been doing that since she learned how to. Once she graduates, she wants to hopefully publish a book of some of her poetry and work as an editor at a publishing company. Her poems have been published in several print and online publications, including Merrimack Review, Minerva Rising, Papercut Literary Journal, and Odet Journal.

DEAR READER

At The Wild Word we are proud to present some of the best online writing around, as well as being a platform for new and emerging writers and artists.

As a non-profit, the entire site is a labour of love.

If you have read the work in The Wild Word and like what we do, please put something in our tip jar to keep this amazing platform alive.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!