POEM Rhys Milsom

NWR Issue 120


Terracotta pots, full
of flowers: dead, some
alive. They’re in the same
place as last year. Perched
on these wooden tables, slats
separating the nails, rusty
and tough...

Rhys Milsom has published two collections of poetry, Amnesia (Onion Custard, 2015; reprinted by Accent Press 2016) and Transition (Accent Press, 2016). He was selected as a Writer at Work at Hay Festival in 2016 and 2017. He was a winner in the TSS International Writers Award and has read at festivals all over the UK. He also runs and curates the literature-and-art night Milieu in Cardiff.

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