Tom Phillips’ A Humument

A Tom Document

If you’ve never heard of and/or seen a Tom Phillips’ humument, you must. If you’ve never tried to create one yourself, you must. If an English teacher and you’ve never presented to your students and encouraged them to create their own, you must: it’s much more fun than teaching the magic three.

The above is a tribute I produced for a poetry magazine with a theme of ‘persona poems’, though it wasn’t accepted. I used a page from Phillips’ original resource The Human Document, and this can be found here [it just happens to be on page 150 – you can select…].



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