Poems from The Trees Witness Everything
By VICTORIA CHANG
These poems are excerpted from The Trees Witness Everything by Victoria Chang, a guest at Amherst College’s 2023 LitFest. Register for this exciting celebration of Amherst’s literary life.
Far Along in the Story
Once I sat in rain,
opened my mouth to the sky.
I yearned to be changed.
But each drop was a small knife.