Poem of the Month: Skipping by Michael McFee

In this poem by Michael McFee, the narrator finds joys in a childhood pastime. With original illustration by Kirsten Solecki.

Kristen Solecki is a Durham-based artist and illustrator. See more of her work here.

Michael McFee is a poet and writer who teaches in the creative writing program and UNC-Chapel Hill. He lives in Durham.

This poem originally appeared in the September 2021 issue of WALTER magazine.