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John Fuller
John Fuller (born 1 January 1937) is an English poet and author, and Fellow Emeritus at Magdalen College, Oxford. Fuller was born in Ashford, Kent, England, the son of poet and Oxford Professor Roy Fuller, and educated at St Paul's School and New College, Oxford. He began teaching in 1962 at the State University of New York, then continued at the University of Manchester. From (1966-2002) he was a Fellow and tutor of Magdalen College, Oxford; he is now Fellow Emeritus. He has published 15 collections of poetry, including Stones and Fires (1996) and the recent Now and for a Time (2002). His novel Flying to Nowhere (1983), a historical fantasy, won the Whitbread First Novel Award. In 2006 he won the Michael Braude Award for Light Verse. He has also written collections of short stories and several books for children. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

concerto for double bass
He is a drunk leaning companionably
Around a lamp post or doing up
With intermittent conce... [read poem]
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