Evelyn Scott

[Ernest Souza / Elsie Dunn]

Biography of Evelyn Scott

Evelyn Scott (January 17, 1893–1963) was an American novelist, playwright and poet. She also wrote under the pseudonyms Ernest Souza and Elsie Dunn.

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Snow Dance

Black brooms of trees sweep the sky clean;
Sweep the house fronts,
And heave them bleak in sleep.
High up the empty moon
Spills her vacuity.

I dance.
My long black shadow
Weaves an invisible pattern of pain.
The snow
Is embroidered with my happiness.

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