Hugo Williams Poems

Hugo Williams, born Hugh Anthony Mordaunt Vyner Williams, was a journalist, poet, and writer. He won the T.S. Eliot Prize and several other prestigious awards throughout his career. His poetry is often associated with The Movement. His first book of poems was Symptoms of Loss, published in 1965. It was followed by Sugar Daddy, published in 1970.


by Hugo Williams

‘Toilet’ by Hugo Williams is a humorous poem that describes a man’s struggles to speak to a beautiful woman on a train.

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