because of what you want from me
you lay me down flat
until the cloth is soaking
in my head I am drowning
and it all pours out
Laura McKee lives in Kent with four understanding children. Her poems have appeared in journals including, Other Poetry, Obsessed With Pipework, Snakeskin, Gloom Cupboard, Nutshells and Nuggets, Fake Poems, Mouse Tales Press, and many a few more.