about the author

Born in Israel, Shira Erlichman moved to the United States when she was six. She remembers the sun setting as her family boarded the plane. She has read her poems in nearly every state in the US and sung on stages with Ani Difranco, TuNe-YaRdS and Coco Rosie. She has had her poetry set to motion by a dance company as well as animated for a pro-choice campaign. She currently resides in Brooklyn, NY, where she teaches poetry and lives in her indoor treehouse. Her poems can be found in The Massachusetts Review, The Reader, and more.

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Under all this

Shira Erlichman

When I was a child
I wanted a camera
to show me what I did
during sleep.

Now I want to sleep
to find a camera
that shows me who I am
under all this daylight.

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