Questions tagged [simon-armitage]

Questions about the English poet, playwright and novelist Simon Armitage (born in 1963) and his works. His has published more than 20 poetry collections and many other books, including a translation of Homer's Odyssey.

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What is the figure of speech used in this part of “Cataract Operation”?

What is the figure of speech used in these lines taken from the Simon Armitage poem "Cataract Operation"? the olé of a crimson towel. the cancan of a ra ra skirt, the monkey business of a ...
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Looking for a poem by Simon Armitage

I'm struggling to find a poem by Simon Armitage where he goes on a tour about him in disguise only to find that the tour guide doesn't know much about him. What was its name and what collection is it ...