Simon Armitage

(26 May 1963 / Marsden, West Yorkshire)

Comments about Simon Armitage

  • Bronze Star - 2,698 Points Anthony Di''anno (6/20/2015 6:15:00 AM)

    Even though to me it seems quite wrong,
    congratulations on becoming an Oxford Don.

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  • Rookie Keith Oldrey (12/12/2011 10:38:00 AM)

    ee bygum lad, thats a proper poem that is even if I have to say to say to say it myself. Regards Keith Oldrey

  • Rookie Helen Hassett (2/9/2005 5:44:00 AM)

    I like it very much and it touches certain grey areas in my background that have effected me.Appreciation of this poem to me is appearent.I love you, Marry Me.Love David x x x.

The Golden Toddy

We hunted, swept the planet pole to pole
to capture a glimpse of that rare species.

Through a thermal lens we spotted a shoal,
picked up the trail of nuggety faeces,

then tagged the shiniest beast in the pride,
mounted a camera on its gleaming horn,
bolted a microphone into its hide.

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