Charles Causley

Charles Causley was a Cornish poet whose work is well-regarded for its simplicity. He often wrote about, and was inspired by, folklore and magic, specifically that related to his heritage. Some of his works include Figure of 8, As I Went Down Zig Zag and The Gift of a Lamb. 

Timothy Winters

by Charles Causley

‘Timothy Winters’ by Charles Causley is a ballad written in the 1950s about a boy who was afflicted with misfortune. Here’s a complete analysis.

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