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.
Eliana Berger is a library science student with a passion for swords and a penchant for pocket foods. She aspires to someday make the perfect creme brulee.