God grabs a trumpet and plays taps,
and together we mourn the years
I wasted, wondering
if I would ever get to go inside.
The air here is
so crisp, so clean.
I relish in the feeling of finally
Isabella Lopez (she/her) is an English major at Temple University. Much of her writing is inspired by her experiences as a queer woman, dealing with mental illness, and rediscovering religion. When she is not oversharing online, Isabella is probably binging teen soap operas, playing with her dog, or preparing for her 2030 senate campaign.