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Richard Scott

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Richard Scott

Richard Scott is the author of Wound (The Rialto, 2016). He lives in London.

by this poet


for a bottle of red
a coat hanger
the school gardener
would make us boys a
skeleton out of
that coat hanger
working with pliers
a bunsen burner he
bent metal round
around through gave
wire ribs a pelvis a
skull it was a game
the shed was hot
you had