Legend • Cassandra Baliga

You glitter and crack
Snapping bright
Like flashbulbs as each
Generation opens new eyes.
Elvis, Marilyn,
Your flesh, embalmed
Rests while your images
Sing and smolder
Their way through time.
Ever growing, colossal they
Crushed you, left you
(Small and dead)


Cassandra Baliga is a college student who lives in Indiana with her family.