The summer she was eleven she wanted only pomegranates – extractingthe seeds, one by one, biting out the tart pulp, lips magenta, leaving white honeycomb empty nests – waiting for the first drops of red to fall between her legs.
Emma Hellyer is a writer/poet living in France, currently writing a poetry collection which turns around questions of kindness, kinship, belonging and exile, from the perspective of a British migrant. She worked for 23 years at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, running the [...]
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