Emer Lyons

Emer Lyons has poetry and fiction published in The Cardiff Review, Southword, Mimicry, TurbineQueen Mob’s Tea House and more. She is a PhD candidate in contemporary queer poetry at the University of Otago, Dunedin. 

Issue 14

Chicken Skin

Her skin is raw and pink, fleshy-soft like the fat chicken fillets my mother brings home from the butcher’s that I poke through the plastic bag.

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