shot glass
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Gill McEvoy now has 6 collections of poetry to her name. She is currently shortlisted for the Michael Marks pamphlet awards. She is a Hawthornden Fellow.

Gill McEvoy


City of the Ants

You have heaved up their city
on the tines of your fork.

Look how they scuttle and race
along the peeled alleyways,

hauling the white eggs of their future
down the damaged streets.