Cover Me

by Leia Butler


Cover Me is a short sound piece constructed with a focus on alliteration and confusion. Built with two layers, the top layer reads the piece forwards, whereas the bottom layer reads the piece backwards attempting to match the pace of the top layer. 

Leia Butler loves poetry in every form, particularly things that she has never seen before, or would stick on her wall. Leia is the founder and head editor of Full House Literary Magazine. Her debut collection, Tear and Share, releases with Broken Sleep Books in August 2021, and encourages an interactive tear-out aspect. She is a previous winner of a Streetcake experimental writing prize. Her other work can be found in Babel Tower Notice Board, Re-side, and Streetcake. 

Leia can be found online at or on twitter @leiabellebutler