SHIRA ERLICHMAN is a poet, musician and visual artist. A three time Pushcart Prize nominee, her work can be found in The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed Reader, PBS Poetry, The Massachusetts Review, BUST, Bitch Magazine and The Baffler, among others. She was awarded a residency by the Millay Colony, the James Merrill Fellowship by the Vermont Studio Center, and the Visions of Wellbeing Focus Fellowship at AIR Serenbe. Israeli-born, raised in Massachusetts, she now lives in Brooklyn with her partner and their orange cat. Learn more at 


Shira Erlichman, ISSUES

March/April 2017 Issue, BOAAT



Ode to Lithium #75: Mind over Matter