Poetry: Thermal Hazard by Mackenzie Duan
Mackenzie Duan’s “Thermal Hazard” is poetry as a place of mirroring: a lyric merging of landscape and speaker. Laced with tense, haunted images, it invokes climate with a strange intimacy and the urgency of survival.
Mackenzie Duan is a high schooler from the Bay Area. Their work has been recognized by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the National Youngarts Foundation, and The Poetry Society.