Annie Fan

Annie Fan is in their final year of reading law at Oxford University. Their first pamphlet is forthcoming with Verve Press in 2021, and their recent work appears in Poetry London, PN Review, and The London Magazine, among others. They are a Barbican Young Poet, and a shadow trustee at MPT.

Self Portrait with Rain

But, /
somewhere: dawn and the hum of hollowing /
seeds planted in dry weather, like a sigh /
or shout or song for when the sky /
breaks open and gives out /
something kinder than light.