Zoë Brigley Thompson is the author of three books of poetry: Hand & Skull (2019), Conquest (2012), and The Secret (2007), all published by Bloodaxe. She also has a collection of nonfiction essays, Notes from a Swing State (Parthian 2019), and edited the academic volume Feminism, Literature, and Rape Narratives (with Sorcha Gunne).
Ode to a Sheep Skull
On top of the mountain where I grew up were two farms, each loathing the other. At first, there were simply rumors: poison in the animal feed; a sheep’s head on Continue reading