A song that you left for me
on a mix tape – somewhere around ’95.
Today, a cover; this softer voice
singing the same words
to a slower tune –
a tone more mournful
than we would have ever imagined
C.C. Russell lives in Wyoming with his wife and daughter. His writing has appeared in such places as Wyvern Lit, Rattle, Word Riot, The Cimarron Review, and The Colorado Review. He has also lived in New York and Ohio.