Alice Oswald Poems

Alice Oswald is a British poet whose first collection, The Thing in the Gap-Stone Stile was published in 1996. She won the T.S. Eliot Prize in 2002 and became the second BBC Radio 4’s Poet-in-Residence. She’s known for poetry that combines verse and prose.

Eel Tail

by Alice Oswald

‘Eel Tail,’ a poem by contemporary British poet Alice Oswald, is about the mysteriously beautiful eels and their swift movements in the water.

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