Tyson West lives in Eastern Washington in smoke and dust on the bottom of an Ice Age flood plain.
He enjoys reciting his poetry to magpies and coyotes.
He has published poetry and speculative fiction in various genres in "Fast Forward Festival",
Voluted Tales, and in anthologies "Warlords of the Asteroid Belt", and "You Can't Kill Me I'm Already Dead".
He has had two poems nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His poetry collection "Home-Canned Forbidden Fruit"
is available from Gribble Press,
His novella "Mall of the Damned" was published in 2014 by Red Dashboard Publishing, LLC.
i saved her
from the dead man's trash
yet as I caress her sweet curves
in grey cracked glaze -brush fevered lips against her red rim
I sense the black zen calligraphy gracing her sides hints of her love for another