Poem by Beth McDonough (UK)
Published in The Ofi Press issue 43
When Beeching stole
that lucent primrose prickle up
Beth McDonough first trained in Silversmithing at Glasgow School of Art. She frequently works in mixed media, and finds poems whilst foraging and swimming in icy Scottish waters. Currently Writer in Residence at Dundee Contemporary Arts, she enjoys riddling with Anglo Saxons and often writes on a maternal experience of disability. Her poems may be read in New Writing Dundee, Gutter, Interpreter's House, Under the Radar and many other lovely places.
Image: "Primroses" by Henry Hemming.