Another Day

You saw me
through another
day

I poured water
through your eyes
they
glistened

In the smog
of my mind
you gazed
hope

Sleep
did not lure you
eyes open
you hung on searching
for my blue stare

Eyes of yours
found mine

You saw me
through another
day

And
I
give
thanks

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Sallie Crotty

While earning her Master’s at Harvard, educator Sallie Crotty worked in the Radcliffe College Media Relations Office. She has published in Capitalines; Texas Jewish Post; The Menninger Clinic’s Annual Fund 2016 publication; and Resources to Recover, an on-line resource for people living with mental illness. The Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference selected her personal essay for workshop in 2013, and her book manuscript in 2014 and 2017. She was a resident at The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in April 2018. Currently, she is working on a memoir and a poetry collection.

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