My first poetry collection is available now!

I am thrilled, delighted, terrified and other emotions to announce that my first collection of poetry is now available to purchase:

If you’ve enjoyed reading my poems here on my site, you will definitely enjoy this collection. Paint the living, plant the dead is a nice mix of poems I’ve posted here and a few that have never breathed fresh air. 

Seriously, folks. I am incredibly proud of this. Check it out!


With humor, foresight, and rarely hidden effort, Phillip Knight Scott dares to ask important, existential questions in his first collection of poems. There may be few answers in PAINT THE LIVING, PLANT THE DEAD – indeed the whole thing is a bit absurd – but sometimes asking the questions can be enough. What is the point of life? Why is my hair gray? Where are my keys? These poems won’t answer these questions, but you’ll at least have something to read on your way to wherever you end up.

Published by Phillip Knight Scott

My name is Phillip. I live in North Carolina with my wife of 12 years and 5-year-old son. I am a Tar Heel born and bred and watch every Yankees game I can. I'm still searching for my own TARDIS. My first novel, "The Alien in the Backseat," is available now! https://amzn.to/3oVCG77

18 thoughts on “My first poetry collection is available now!

  1. Wow congratulations to you!!! I absolutely love the title and the cover page it is very original just like your amazing poetry. Such a big deal and tons of work, love, emotion and heart that goes into publishing. Love ❤️ Joni

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  2. WOW WOW WOW, BRAVO! This is thrilling news–I LOVE the title. Now…if I wanted a signed copy, could I send you a check and you’d mail it to me?? (Check wouldn’t bounce, I promise!)

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