Karen Barton lives in a quarryman's cottage held together with mud-and-hair mortar in the heart of Wiltshire,
close Stonehenge. She is currently studying a BA in the History of Art with Creative Writing at the Open University.
Her work can be found at Wicked Banshee, The Curly Mind, Thank You For Swallowing, Alyss Literary Journal and
Three Drops From a Cauldron. Her website is
where she experiments with poetry forms and paper possibilities.
tattoo of ever present harm.