Thirty-Five All I want now myself only is to Wear kimonos with velvet Bralets, high-waisted velvet knickers The colour, close enough, of my skin Sit by windows, smoke cigarettes On long bone-handled Holders, and to die Whisper it into a jar Leave it there to ferment Spit and air make alcohol enough for me now As long as there are grains of sand Stuck in my … [Read more...]
About Helen McClory
Helen McClory's first story collection, On the Edges of Vision, won the Saltire First Book of the Year 2015. Her second story collection, Mayhem & Death, was written for the lonely and published in March 2018. There is a moor and a cold sea in her heart. You can find her on Twitter @HelenMcClory and at schietree.wordpress.com.