Rebecca Hawkes

Rebecca Hawkes is from a farm near Methven. She now roams the slopes of Wellington, where she paints and writes poems about human beastliness and carnivorous plants. Rebecca’s first chapbook ‘Softcore coldsores’ was published in 2019 in AUP New Poets 5. She is a member of popstar poets’ collective Show Ponies and edits the online journal Sweet Mammalian.

Jan 15, 2021
Rebecca Hawkes performing at Show Ponies

The Friday Poem: While you were partying I studied the blade by Rebecca Hawkes

The first Friday Poem for 2021 is by Wellington poet Rebecca Hawkes. While you were partying I studied the blade I your ever-loving edgelord         God-emperor of the bot army & bitcoin mine         subsisting on …

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