The trumpet sounds.All the monkeys are grooming themselves baldin the zoosWomen slither out from gutters and under streetlampsdown from bedsits, and from behind garden fencesFoil sail unfolding irresistible as empty crisp packetsfrom pub table womenWomen who sink a bottle of red and ragewith wine lips womenRachel McCrum is one of Scotland's highest profile poets and performers. She was co-founder of cult spoken word night Rally and Broad and the inaugural Poet in Residence at BBC Scotland. She has previously published two poetry pamphlets, Do Not Alight Here Again 2015 and The Glassblower Dances 2012 which was winner of the 2013 Callum Macdonald Award. She performs and teaches UK-wide and internationally and presented her first one woman show at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The First Blast to Awaken Women Degenerate is her eagerly-awaited debut collection.
Number of Pages: 112 Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781911332428 Publication Date:28/06/2017 Listed in:Poetry by individual poets Publisher:Freight Books