We promised to remember
the golden grass by the side of the road.
Now that you’ve died,
I do. But at the road
in my mind,
I can’t turn away from the grass
to look at you.
Victoria Ritvo is a Psychology and Neuroscience PhD student at Princeton University, researching memory. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Cortland Review, TYPO, Bat City Review, and Berfrois. She spends her time in Princeton and New York City.