Southern African poet who became known for his rhymed, satirical verse. His best-known functions consist of Flowering Reeds as well as the Flaming Terrapin. He failed the Oxford School entrance evaluation and subsequently resided in London and composed poetry. He was wiped out in a vehicle accident in Portugal throughout a period when he was focusing on translations of Spanish has. He was wedded to Mary Margaret Garman and acquired two daughters. He voiced his support for Francisco Franco. This unpopular politics stance led to the exclusion of his poetry from many literary anthologies.