Seersucker – Will Burns



The seersucker suit turns down a drink.
I’ve seen you drinking wine before though, someone says.
Chicken and onions, talk of his Soho… receding, recession.
It’s a plain dinner we receive, but good all the same.
Will Burns

About Will Burns

Will was born in London and raised in Buckinghamshire. He didn’t finish his English degree, choosing instead to start an ill-fated band with his brother. He has worked in factories, cleaning windows, painting houses and the best record shop on earth. He likes sports and ornithology and is Poet-In-Residence at Caught By The River. He was named as one of the 4 Faber & Faber New Poets for 2014 with his pamphlet in that series published in October 2014.