Annal: 1993 T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry

Results of the T.S. Eliot Prize in the year 1993.

Book:First Language: Poems

First Language: Poems

Ciaran Carson

Unparalysed, the robot bomb-disposal expert inched and
tacked across the mezzanine
As casually as someone to be barbered sits relaxing with a
magazine.
It was using 'deep creep' and 'infinite hair', conversing in its
base-of-two conundrum.
Its chips were bugged like all the toasters in the apparatchniks'
condominium.
—from ”Apparat”
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