I searched for you in the paper cups the homeless held out on street corners and at subway stations, hoping that somewhere in their collection of pity pennies would be the coin where you wished for me.
Catalina Bode is a writer, artist, and thinker currently studying Writing and Art Therapy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2014 she was chosen as the Critic’s Choice at the Upstate 8 Literary Festival. Her writing has been published in the online art magazine, The Shell. Most recently, she appeared as a semi finalist in the Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards and is now a Prose Editor for the art and literary magazine, Persephone’s Daughters.