By Kristen Fogle

I love picking out your clothes for preschool
–Batman or Elmo shirts,
short sleeves, cuffs,
tidy stripes, retro paisley–
but lately I can’t decide…
Better to dress you in bright colors so the teacher will easily spot you
or muted ones so an active shooter can’t?


Kristen Fogle has been the executive director of San Diego Writers, Ink since 2013. She is also a theater director, producer and teaching artist, as well as a writing instructor and a former magazine editor. Her poem, “Untitled,” appeared in A Year in Ink, Anthology Volume 16 in 2023.
©2023 Kristen Fogle
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