I dream that I'm falling
and I wait for the ground to rise against me
it's the first dream I've had since I stopped drinking
I'm afraid it might happen every night
and those shot glasses I've stored on the top shelf
are shiny with dust
they glitter like diamonds
Kate LaDew is a graduate from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a BA in Studio Art. She resides in Graham, NC with her cat, Charlie Chaplin.