Len Webster says his main claim to fame was becoming the first person ever to be attacked by a monkey in a Smethwick street. The trauma was not enough to prevent him from travelling widely..though he continued to hold a deep grudge against monkeys!


Len Webster Poems

The Chief Executive Speaks

he's there
grey hair balding
on the stage
facing the rows... more »


I fill them up,
these bulky notebooks,
fill them up with words;
some crammed into lines... more »

The Visiting Linguist

He was judged by the old university to be
A man about whom nothing bad could be said
And all of his colleagues were certain that he
Knew enough about words to deserve a degree... more »

Len Webster Quotes

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