The Ofi Press Magazine

International Poetry and Literature from Mexico City

Ruth Aylett: 1 Poem Published

Poem by Ruth Aylett (UK)

Published in The Ofi Press issue 46



Home again

Back indoors you want your evening drink
even before I’ve got your beanie off
and snort when I say it’s not six o’clock.
‘I want it now not when you say I should.
You kids are like a set of jailers.
Turn the heating up’

About the Poet

Ruth Aylett lives in Edinburgh where she teaches and researches university-level computing, thinks another world is possible and that the one we have is due some changes. She has been published by Envoi, Bloodaxe Books, Poetry Scotland, Red Squirrel Press, Doire Press and others. For more on her writing see

Image "Autumn Beanie" by Siona Karen.