Barnegat Light, New Jersey—April 4, 2015
Because looking at myself w/ out you beside me is unnatural
& though the light is all wrong—your camera slung & up
the light feels right to me, warm & soft, your chest pressed
towards my back, both our heads
Ellen Hagan is the author of Hemisphere (TriQuarterly Books, 2015). She is the director of the poetry program at the DreamYard Project in New York City.