Like this city, she has been everything: best and worst,
lost and found, powerful and destitute.
Cut her open at the wrist and see what steel bleeds from
her. She will rise again.
Caitlin Johnson is the Managing Editor of CAIRN: The St. Andrews Review. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Lesley University. Her work has appeared in All Things Girl, Black Mirror Magazine, Charlotte Viewpoint, Fortunates, Pembroke Magazine, Vagina: The Zine, and What the Fiction, among other outlets. She blogs at cateismilesaway.blogspot.com.