Tom Raworth

(1938 / London / UK)

Biography of Tom Raworth

Thomas Moore Raworth (born 19 July 1938),[1] known as Tom Raworth, is a London-born poet and visual artist who has published over forty books of poetry and prose since 1966. His work has been translated and published in many countries. Raworth is a key figure in the British Poetry Revival. He lives in Hove, England. Updates

The University Of Essex

1. gone to lunch back in five minutes

night closed in on my letter of resignation
out in the square one of my threads had broken loose
the language i used was no and no
while the yellow still came through, the hammer and the drills

occasionally the metabolism alters
and lines no longer come express

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