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, http://www.greymaredit.com/.
His novella "Mall of the Damned" was published
in 2014 by Red Dashboard Publishing, LLC.
my eyes close
as chakras open
to my lost lover's soft singing
in harmony with our never born daughter's alto
I grieve for the flesh I once cherished and mourn the mourning I was not allowed to feel