skim over maiden middens the exposed midriffs of virgin islands crack
open pink chests to the dead
Lily Holloway is a 22-year-old English Honours student and Teaching Assistant at the University of Auckland. You can find her most recent work in Starling, Scum, The Pantograph Punch, Aniko Press and other miscellaneous literary places (including her website,lilyholloway.co.nz/cv). In 2020 she was honoured to receive the Shimon Weinroth Prize in Poetry, the Kendrick Smithyman Scholarship for Poetry and second place in the Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition.