thirst is need and need demands
nails digging/lifting/tearing thick skin
from sweet pulp mist and juice and fiber filling
all the empty spaces within you cloying
births the unsatisfied admission:
all you really want
is to hold that orange again untasted
Since founding Subsynchronous Press in 2000 (in Tucson, AZ), Hillary Lyon has acted as editor of the two small press poetry journals The Laughing Dog, and Veil: Journal of Darker Musings. Her poems have appeared in journals as varied as The Midwest Quarterly, EOAGH, Dreams & Nightmares, and Gutter Eloquence. She has work forthcoming in Scifaikuest, (This is) Disengenious Twaddle, and microcosms. For more info, please visit HillaryLyon.Wordpress.com.