Emma Jones Poems

Emma Jones is an Australian poet whose first collection was published in 2009, titled The Striped World. It won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. She studied at the University of Sydney and the University of Cambridge. She was poet-in-residence at the Wordsworth Trust in Cumbria from 2009-2010.

The Tiger in the Menagerie

by Emma Jones

‘The Tiger in the Menagerie’, by the poet Emma Jones is a poem about the introduction of violence and wildness into a civilized society and what that would physically look like.

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