For Alice

by Andrea Laws

looks down the road
and knows exactly where
he’s going

dashed, yellow lines
bury the black
hidden in his destiny

the signal is
but he turns

turn left to fit in;
turn right to
save himself

his life
will end
but he
will not


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Andrea Laws currently resides in Lawrence, KS. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 2008, with a BA in English and a BA in Film Studies. Her work has appeared in three compiled books of poetry including: Whispers VII: A Collection of Short Works, Stars in Our Hearts, and International Who's Who in Poetry: 2012 Edition.

Last updated February 18, 2016