‘Many Mothers’ bears witness to intergenerational cycles of family trauma and resilience.
With the desertion of the vermin-people’s utopia, the vermin-children take to their own intergenerational justice, beginning anew through the art of the piper’s song.
Thinking far too much about everything.
When a stranger comes to stay in Port Tawe, his painting elicits a stream of painful memories and violent melodies for an injured musician.
Transformation Battles is a poem about identity.
Spray and wipe. Spray and wipe. Nemesis cleaned the conveyor belt until it glistened like the back of a killer whale.
A mother struggles to cope as the chaos in her home echoes the chaos in her head.
Sleep gets interrupted when celebrities crash into a Glasgow bedroom in ‘No Likey, No Lighty!’
at the tideline the surfacing sun / overwhelms the horizon / like an ingrown hair and a fish
Meghan Purvis received an MA and PhD from the University of East Anglia, and an MFA from North Carolina State University. Her translation of Beowulf was published in 2013
It was May 16, 2019 at an outpatient clinic in Riverside, California. As I was waiting for the nurse to call me back into the pre-op room, the TV showed endless footage of the near-total abortion ban that had just been signed into law in Alabama.