The Intimacy of Sharing Music

Take this piece of me,
this fraction of my brain—
a high school dance,
a lost first love,
Polaroids of a summer night.
My hands did not shape the notes,
my fingers did not touch the keys,
or strum the strings,
but take this art
as if it were my own.

Olivia Baumgartner is a freshman English major from Old Bridge, New Jersey. On campus she's involved in Under Siege and the Arc Radio. She's very excited to keep writing and get involved with Quiddity!