Memory of Jazz

by Kelsey Smith

Jazz.
Was sultry.
Accidental.
Coffee, with buzz.
Was—
Exclamatory German hushed by saxophones.
Jazz.
Was sweet.
Sexily
Sizzling, in cups.
Was—

Kelsey Smith is not from anywhere but has spent time in Venezuela, Peru, Jordan, Northern Virginia, and the Atlanta Airport. She is a junior majoring in English and minoring in Spanish, Latin American Studies, and TESOL. She enjoys red peppers.