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Rebecca Avery

Edinburgh, Scotland

www.beckshopkins.com

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Recent poems

  • 05 Feb 2018

    -

    you can try
    to convince yourself
    that you don't need love

    I understand,

    when you are

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  • 05 Feb 2018

    memory

    The way it feels outside
    is like a memory.

    The sunlight hits the grey asphalt,
    we walk together

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  • 19 Dec 2017

    -

    my brain feels cloudy
    flitting images in and out,
    trying on feelings as if they were clothes

    it

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  • 08 Nov 2017

    01:29 AM

    a sliver of silver through my curtains
    she kissed the ladder of my spine

    i could be something

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  • 06 Nov 2017

    anatomia

    my head
    precariously attached to my shoulders
    tends to lean on (you)
    when I'm tired

    my

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  • 01 Nov 2017

    hug

    Why is it so hard to ask someone
    for a hug?

    To be enveloped in their arms,
    hear their

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