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Rebecca Avery

Edinburgh, Scotland

www.beckshopkins.com

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Recent poems

  • 12 Mar 2019

    beach

    i am asleep on the beach
    leave me here

    i am asleep on the beach and
    i can hear
    the fire

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  • 12 Mar 2019

    -

    i am not okay but my bed is made
    i sit at my desk
    staring into the distance
    like being still will

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  • 12 Mar 2019

    under construction

    I found a new stretch mark today
    up
    on the inside of my thigh.
    It’s still purple,
    new
    yawning

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  • 12 Mar 2019

    -

    Sometimes I miss you so much
    it sits in my chest
    still
    with nowhere to go

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  • 27 Apr 2018

    summer night

    The road looks pale at 4am
    the sun hasn't set yet and
    surrounds us
    with soft light.

    You

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  • 02 Mar 2018

    -

    I am the girl
    who turns down her music
    on public transport
    for fear of disturbing others

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