Thomas Lux

Thomas Lux (1946 – 2017) was an American poet who published fourteen collections of poetry and is known for his direct, plain-speaking style. His first collection was Memory’s Handgrenade (Pym-randall, 1972) and To the Left of Time (Houghton Mifflin, 2016) was his last. His early work was influenced by surrealism but he became more interested in human experience and his later poems explore the sorrows and absurdities of being alive.

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