Jess Ross-Dreher

mum said meat on the bone ‘til
she saw how i grew
off breed and off chance to want
a sacrificial limb
artificial lamb
deficit definitely won’t be
on the turn any time soon
forever, the most ever,

Jess Ross-Dreher is a queer poet from Croydon, England. She studied queer creative writing and queer American poetry at undergraduate and postgraduate study, respectively. Aside from being a poet, she works at an art gallery, where she produces its writings.