Old World, Meet New Me


 Old World, Meet New Me


You said it was okay to hate you

so I did for a little bit

until I realized


hating you meant hating me


and even a sliver

is too much ground to gift you

too little meaning to offer myself.



Nicole Bird


Nicole's work has appeared in the Ariel Chart International Literary Journal, Monadnock Underground, and Granfalloon, among others. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She’s currently at work revising a poetry collection, as well as honing her gluten free baking skills. You can read more about Nicole at nicolebirdthewriter.com. 


  1. the smallest verse can contain the biggest punch. I can relate.

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