POEM Scott Elder

NWR Issue 119

Tiger

There’s something bleeding here

Thank you but that’s enough…

your circus is a bowl of sadness

or not enough…


Scott Elder’s poetry has appeared in the UK and abroad in magazines including The Moth, Orbis, Cake, Poetry Salzburg, Cyphers, Southword (forthcoming). His debut pamphlet, Breaking Away, was published by Poetry Salzburg (2015) and his first collection, Part of the Dark, by Dempsey & Windle in 2017 (UK). He was runner-up in the Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2016, among the winners of the Guernsey International Poetry Prize 2018, highly commended in the Bristol Poetry Prize 2018 and the Poetry on the Lake Prize 2018, and shortlisted in both the Fish Poetry Prize 2017 and the Plough Prize 2017.

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