Full Length Mirror

by Hilary Sideris
I sat at my desk
that bread & coffee
day descending
into bread & wine,
printer plugged in,
paper wasting.
I stood nude
in the first pink
Brooklyn evening
light, my whole
body spotted
by time.
Hilary Sideris is the author of Most Likely to Die (Poets Wear Prada, 2014) and The Inclination to Make Waves (Big Wonderful, 2016). She lives in Brooklyn and works for The City University of New York, where she develops curricula and trains teachers for CUNY Start, an innovative alternative to remedial courses for first-generation college students. Sideris has a BA in English literature from Indiana University and an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

© 2017, Hilary Sideris