by Brittany Menjivar

somewhere in this night
through which my postcard for you flies,
a Ferris wheel is standing with no
passengers. no one can ride it now, not
even you or me. you said “see you in my
dreams,” but where will you meet me?
your dreams are so vast,
and I am but the size of your eyeball.

Brittany Menjivar is a happy kid from the DMV. She’s in her last semester at Yale, where she’s studying journalism and screenwriting. You can watch her short film “” on the ALTER YouTube channel, and follow her exploits @brittmenjivar.