How many poets does it take to change a light bulb?
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Does anybody know which poet Causley is referring to in this poem?
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According to the notes in the Penguin anthology 'Worlds', it's about Louis MacNiece.
That's interesting. I've got the poem in a Causley collection, I had no idea it was about MacNeice. I wonder if the 'parson boomed' line is referencing MacNeice's father making the 'walls resound'.
.......and I just noticed that the original post is 10 years old