Amerind around the eyes
Cheekbones which speak of the past,
When I was wild.
My soul still knows
In my heart beats an animal;
A feral beast
And an eagle flying free.
Erin Sorrey is a Canadian poet and artist. She attended The Ottawa School of Art, and works in a variety of medium.
She is inspired by the ocean, the ethereal shadows, the romance in the depraved, the beauty in the abyss, and her own lunacy.
More of her work can be seen at
and in the book Folk Horror Revival: Corpse Roads
All Images and Poetry © Erin Sorrey and not to be used without explicit permission