I just found out that the girl I said was
one of the only people I believed would change the world
by leaving it.
We hadn’t spoken since
that sunny day at the market.
I always watched her,
my stand was right next to hers.
I was always amazed by her energy.
She had a finite number of produce jokes,
but people laughed every time–
that’s just how she was.
She was so small but
when I think about her I think lanky
the way she stretched out to greet everyone,