‘Scrum’, ‘Boy Does Press Ups’ & ‘Rugby Training’ by Lewis Buxton

This month we are publishing our final set of rugby inspired poems from our November World Cup call-out. These three poems are all written by Lewis Buxton. ​

Lewis Buxton is a poet, performer and arts producer. In 2018-19 his pamphlet  Weight was selected as one of the Poetry School & Nine Arches Press Primers Volume 4 poets. Lewis was the recipient of the 2018 UEA Literacy Festival Bursary for Creative Writing. His work has been published in MagmaAmbit & Oxford Poetry. He is Director of TOAST, a live poetry event and workshops project designed to support poets in the U.K. He has performed in theatres and at literary festivals across the country. He teaches creative writing in schools and libraries for organisations like The Poetry Society, The Poetry School & The National Centre for Writing. He is a First Story writer-in-residence and currently lives in Norwich.






Lewis Buxton