Bradley Beau Holland is a native Memphian and U.S. Army veteran. He is a MFA candidate at the University of Memphis, his alma mater. Beau currently serves as the Online Lead Editor of The Pinch Literary Journal. When Beau isn’t reading, writing, or researching he’s cooking up a new dish or playing fetch with his pups Scully and Daisy.
I stood tall at thirteen, / they asked me to kiss you / goodbye, it was what / you needed,