The Impossible Heart

My Mind is sharp enough

to understand I stand at a harbor…

where no ship awaits.

I wait on a platform…

where no train arrives.

I live my life

and my heart is ever unruly.

I will stay grounded…

but I fear my soul

will forever soar

with ideas

of impossible things.

Jenna Marie Tiller is a member of the University of Utah School of Medicine class of 2022. She holds a B.S. in Psychology with an interest in interpersonal relations. She enjoys adventures outdoors, hiking the red rock of southern Utah, and skiing and snowboarding throughout the Wasatch Front. 

Rubor Participation:
2019 Essay, "Who Heals the Healer?"
2021 Poem, "The Impossible Heart"