hollowed-out greeting

Jane Ayres

feeding the hungry beast

that can never be 

satisfied

                finally

i recognise you

 

the empty room

a speckled ghost 

in the mirror

waving back

 

(….) do us part

In 2021, 59 year old UK based neurodivergent writer Jane Ayres was shortlisted for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award and a Laurence Sterne Prize winner. Her first collection 'edible' is published by Beir Bua Press in July 2022. She enjoys exploring experimental poetry/prose hybrid forms and adores micros.