Serena Piccoli

the queen of herrings froze her subjects with her speech
her 2billionBrooch dropped exhausted

the prime herring invited them
to sacrifice for herring immunity

they all died

cod save the queen




Serena Piccoli (she\her) is an Italian poet and playwright who lives with her fiancée Alexandra in Wirral (UK), the two are trying to get married during the pandemic. She’s a transfeminist, a lesbian and a human rights activist. Her political chapbook of poems “silviotrump” was published in 2017 by Moria Poetry, Chicago, USA, part of Locofo Chaps, edited by Professor William Allegrezza. Her work has been featured in anthologies in UK (The quality of Mersey, Liverpool 2018; Hidden Voice Anthology 1, Manchester 2019), in USA (Extreme, a social environmental anthology, Vagabond, Los Angeles 2018), in magazines in UK (Abridged, Derry, May 2020; In the red 18, Liverpool, April 2020), USA ( forthcoming July 2020), Romania and Italy.

She writes both in English and in Italian.

15 of her poems are on UK Poetry Map.

Twitter: @piccoli_serena