Three Years Old

Lastborn & smartest
of us four, you ask too

many questions about blue
jays & why they don’t

wear shoes & sneeze
at least three, sometimes

four times though
our father always says

after your second
That’s enough.



Hilary Sideris has recently published poems in The American Journal of Poetry, Bellevue Literary Review, Free State Review, Gravel, The Lake, Main Street Rag, Rhino, Salamander, and Southern Poetry Review. She is the author of Most Likely to Die (Poets Wear Prada 2014), The Inclination to Make Waves (Big Wonderful 2016), Un Amore Veloce (Kelsay 2019) and The Silent B (Dos Madres 2019).

Categories: Poetry

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