Revisions

Author | Victoria Siu

Dear Joshua, I'm sorry for the “Joshua can’t come in” I taped to your bedroom door
Dear Joshua, I'm sorry for crushing your fingernails during Red Rover
Dear Joshua, I'm sorry for screaming at you
Dear Joshua, I'msorryI'msorryI'msorry
Dear Joshua, I'm sorry we never Skyped in the five years we didn’t see each other
Dear Joshua, I'm going to apologize as soon as I see your face
Dear Joshua, you said hi and I said hi, awkward.
Dear Joshua, I was going to apologize when we were watching cartoons alone together.
Dear Joshua, I'm going to apologize tomorrow
Dear Joshua, it’s been a while since we could laugh with each other
Dear Joshua, I'm going to apologize after I come back from camp in three weeks.
Dear Joshua, I'm going to apologize this weekend
Dear Joshua, I'msorryI'msorryI'msorry
Dear Joshua, my flight’s at 7 a.m. tomorrow
Dear Joshua, I'm going to apologize tomorrow
Dear Joshua, we've stopped talking again
Dear Joshua, I finally worked up the guts to apologize in a blue text bubble,
but you haven't responded yet.


About the Author | Victoria Siu is a current sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Biological Basis of Behavior and minoring in Creative Writing. As a former Lab Assistant in Abramson Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Siu hopes to interweave her passion in research with her passion for writing. She is currently the Design Editor for Penn’s research journal, Synapse. Previously she was the Editor in Chief of her high school Columbia Scholastic Press Association Crown Award winning literary magazine, Itinerary. Siu has also organized and taught creative writing workshop at Nathan Adams Elementary in Dallas, TX. Her writing has also been recognized by Creative Communications as a semifinalist in their summer contest edition. Siu is an avid fan of Hayao Miyazaki and loves listening to Michael Jackson.