Lee Harwood

(born 6 June 1939 / Surrey)

Lee Harwood Poems

1. The Words 1/3/2003
2. The Seaside 5/16/2011
3. Pagham Harbour Spring 5/16/2011
4. The Final Painting 1/3/2003
5. Central Park Zoo 5/16/2011
6. Landscapes 5/16/2011
7. The 'Utopia' 1/3/2003
8. Soft White 1/3/2003
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The 'Utopia'

The table was filled with many objects

The wild tribesmen in the hills,
whose very robes were decorated with designs
of a strangeness & upsetting beauty
that went much further than the richly coloured silks embroidered there could ever suggest; . . .

There were piles of books, yet each one
was of a different size and binding.
The leathers were so finely dyed. The blues
& purples, contrasting with the deceptive simplicity
of the 'natural' tans.
And this prism & arrangement of colours
cannot be set down - the fresh arrangements
& angles possible can ...

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