shot glass
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare

Eliana Berger


On the Other Side

(After Andrea Gibson's 'On the Bright Side')

Her hair has begun
regrowing in fits and fistfuls.
As she returns to her desk
her workmate weighs recovery in
wispy pepper-grey fluff and autumn
photosynthesizing across wintry cheeks.