Stevie Smith — British Poet born on September 20, 1902, died on March 07, 1971

Florence Margaret Smith, known as Stevie Smith was an English poet and novelist... (wikipedia)

All poetry has to do is to make a strong communication. All the poet has to do is listen. The poet is not an important fellow. There will also be another poet.
Nobody heard him, the dead man, But still he lay moaning. I was much further out than you thought, and not waving but drowning. I was much too far out all my life, And not waving but drowning.
This Englishwoman is so refined, She has no bosom and no behind.
I may be smelly and I may be old, Rough in my pebbles, reedy in my pools, But where my fish float by I bless their swimming, And I like the people to bathe in me especially women.
I don't think Auden liked my poetry very much, he's very Anglican.