Mass Effect

I do not know

What it is like

To wait 13 years

While a lump on your arm

Grows and grows and grows.

I cannot imagine what it must be like

To hold that fear inside yourself for so long.

Kassaundra is a medical student at the University of Utah School of Medicine in the class of 2022. She is from Salt Lake City and graduated Dartmouth College with a major in Biology and a minor in English. She enjoys any outdoor activity and creating art in many forms.

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2020 Poem, "Mass Effect"