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Where the Sego Lillies Grow

by Eva López


Somewhere in a distant memory,

Buried away among the chaos of my mind,

Is where you live.

A dream of my life with you.


Bliss as cool, mountain air,

you light my fire.


My lips know the way back home.

Sparks light the trail,

and wildflowers spell out your name.

Eva López (she/her/ella) is a queer Salt Laker and Latina, born to Mexican immigrant parents. She currently serves as a Community Liaison for Salt Lake City’s Mayors Office and is working to decolonize bureaucrat processes. In her leisurely time, Eva plays tackle football for the Utah Falconz and enjoys wearing a dapper suit for all occasions. Follow her journey at @eevalopezz on Twitter and IG.

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