‘About His Person’ by Simon Armitage

‘About His Person’

by Simon Armitage

“Five pounds fifty in change, exactly,
a library card on its date of expiry.

A postcard stamped,
unwritten, but franked…”

You can read the complete poem here. Simon Armitage was born on this day in 1963, you can read more of his work through Surrey Libraries.

Want more? Take a look at our Words in Focus book, full of great work by Surrey Poets.

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