F T Prince was born in South Africa in 1912, and educated there and at Oxford and Princeton. From 1957 to 1974 he was Professor of English at the University of Southampton. His first collection was published in 1938, followed by Soldiers Bathing in 1954. This poem is from Collected Poems 1935-1992, published by Carcanet at 25 pounds .
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