Final Power Cut (first mirror) by Gregg Dotoli

when all dims
and electric halts
we too will skid-stop
and wax animal as
unclothed emperors
technically defunct
unprotected and naturally raw
eyes fear-opened jungle-wide
meeting our raw selves
first mirror

Gregg Dotoli lives in New York City area and has studied English at Seton Hall University. He works as a white hat hacker, but his first love is the arts.
His poems have been published in, Quail Bell Magazine, The Four Quarters Magazine, Calvary Cross, Dead Snakes, Halcyon Magazine, Allegro Magazine, the Mad Swirl, Voices Project, Writing Raw and Down in the Dirt.

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