Poetry from Lara Arikan

Photo: ekrem osmanoglu

In the village in the weeds

they sucked…………it out of me
i never heard it squeal
i never heard it cry

there was no………..delivery
it’s out of me now

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Lara Arikan is an Ankara-based poet and electronic musician. Some of Lara’s work has appeared in Bilkent University’s weekly publication Bilkent News, for which she writes regularly as a columnist. One of her poems currently resides in Medusa’s Laugh Press‘ microtext anthology 3. Others have been published in numerous journals including GASHER, Typishly, and the Cordite Poetry Review.

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