Lee Wilson

Rookie (1st of April,1971 / Plymouth, England)

Biography of Lee Wilson

Lee Wilson poet

After accepting that he was too unmarketably ugly to become a cult singer songwriter, Lee Wilson returned to Higher Education, completing a degree in English and Philosophy. His first published poem, The handstand she does, appeared in Smiths Knoll #28. Appearances in The Rialto and Ambit followed, and then a chapbook from Waterloo Press. A full-length collection, You've got an eyelash, appeared in April,2006. It sold a whopping 42 copies. Woo-hoo!

More at myspace.com/youvegotaneyelash
and 4 mp3 files at myspace.com/eyelash2007

Lee Wilson's Works:

Waterloo sampler
You've got an eyelash

self-published pamphlets:

So Close to Home
The Eternal Camera
The Regal Tang
Wooden Spoons
Sailing Conditions
House clearance

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The Handstand She Does

The handstand she does

On the roundabout, not quite inert,
four children lie and quietly bicker.
Their heads and hands jut out
to see, to make, a tiny world turn.

A woman of twenty-five, her head shaved,

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