William H. Davies

William H. Davies Poems

William H. Davis was a Welsh poet who lived much of his life traveling around the United Kingdom and the United States. His poems are generally concerned with the human condition and the relationship between mankind and nature. He was homeless but still managed a successful career. Sometimes, his work is regarded as part of the Georgian Poet movement despite not being typical for the movement.


by William H. Davies

‘Leisure’ is one of the best-known poems written by the Welsh poet W. H. Davies. In this poem, Davies highlights how modernity alienated us from simplicity.

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