Knot your words

And tie your lies

Cross your fingers

And dot your eyes

Cover your back

Speak not a word

Close your mouth

I will be heard

Elizabeth Lasch was an 10th-grader last year at Midlothian High School in Chesterfield County. Her work is featured in the current edition of Write Now!, a digital literary magazine that highlights the writing and creativity of Chesterfield students.

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