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Under The Skin

Selected Poems


M. J. Hulatt

Dedicated to my family, who always knew I was good enough!

Copyright 2017 Megan Hulatt

Published by Megan Hulatt at Smashwords

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A Piece Of Peace

Some Honey
Under The Skin
Penny Pincher, Thin, Sex, Ads
To Die For
Lover In Her
Petrol Head
You Don’t Need Me

Sell Fish
Smells Like Glastonbury
About the Author


Under The Skin is a collection of dark and witty poems brought together because they attempt get underneath the banality of everyday life; looking for clues in human nature as to what drives our multi-dimensional behaviour. Observational life hack poetry for the challenges thrown at us.

Ian Banks, one of my favourite authors, wrote the Wasp Factory in just a week. It stands out as a narrative style for using in the first person as a vehicle to open new ways of seeing into alternative realities. Many of my short creative pieces of writing are in character and non-biographical. A few are personal and I’m happy to openly share these.

As with so many authors, I often draw from life experiences and put myself in abstract circumstances to create richer three-dimensional voices. I like to challenge the reader, so that you may not always feel obliged to like the voice I choose to inhibit. I hope to draw you into a sense of place and persona for the few moments you are immersed in reading and digesting the page.

I am reminded of the poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost; I give thanks to those who showed me all the paths I did not want to take to get to this one. I give additional special thanks to my friends for their ongoing support and enlightened encouragement.

Megan Hulatt 2017

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