A Desire for DisasterKatie Proctor's third collection dives into the spectrum of human emotion using their emotive and painful creative voice.Hedgehog Poetry Press, 2022
Selected work (4 publications)
I Met God Yesterday, She Was Wearing Leg Warmersi. i met god yesterday, she was wearing leg warmers and i saw stars in her eyes. she bought me a drink, peach tea and cloudberry cake, and asked me if i believed in anything holy.
Long PoemI look at my wrists and their fluorescent veins that bloom like borderlines on a tissue paper map, a long poem with a tenancy agreement stapled to my skin. I love you, I think. It unravels, an emergency cord. I hear it clatter on the tiles in...
Third Kiss, 18they love me, they love me not, they love me loud, five-ten and making a butterfly volcano out of my stomach. we’re abandoned-pool laughing / rollercoaster screaming and i have a prep school heart, fourteen’s sweet cheeks, ballet pumps, patent and...
"Say Less, We're Easy"In our do nothing kind of love, we could walk in the park, peaches and mango by the water, you’re sweet like strawberries and miles from tea with saccharine. I want you here to say you’re proud when I wash my hair, wrap me up in lilac and kiss me...
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