HLR (she/her) is a working-class poet, writer and editor from north London. Her work has been widely published, most recently by Hobart, Variant Literature, and Emerge Literary Journal. HLR is the author of History of Present Complaint (Close to the Bone) and Portrait of the Poet as a Hot Mess (Ghost City Press). She is Assistant Poetry Editor at Outcast Press. Twitter: @HLRwriter
This piece was originally published by Lunate Fiction.