Evolving Emotions: A Songbird

A scoff

A scorn

A sigh

A scour

A sorry

A silence

A sound

A song

A show

A shimmer

A success

Rejection letters pile up and overwhelm the room. A hand brushes them aside and makes room for new potential. Soon, the songbird will shine upon a stage, a success indeed.


Erin Knape is a University of Michigan junior majoring in psychology and minoring in creative writing. Her greatest passion has always been the arts, whether that be writing, painting, or photography. Capturing Campus, a weekly installment of poetry and photography, aims to capture campus life through artistic expression. Explore Capturing Campus creations every Sunday.

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