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Collected Poems

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857546378
  • Publisher: Carcanet Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/28/2003
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

After Hours 1
I of Glass 2
Viewers' Guide to the Office 3
To a Raven 4
Curious Place 5
Posy 6
Under Ground 7
Dead Leaves, Dead Year 8
It is What we Wanted, Isn't It? 9
Leather Guise 10
Sea Chant 11
Forsythia 12
Moonchild 13
Symphonia 13
26 June 1986 14
A Haven of Listening 15
Egg 15
Evening Meal 16
Dancers 17
Bluebottle 17
The Book of Lies 18
Nocturne 19
Lines on a Postcard 21
Rain 21
Discovery 22
Making 22
The Fire 25
Inside 26
Sunflower Harvest 27
The Night Ferry 28
The Bunker 29
Carol 30
Waiting for When you Wake 31
Yes 31
Road to Arisaig 32
For your Birthday 32
Villanelle 33
December 1989 34
The Artifact 35
Sunbather 35
Birthday Song for the Twenty-Sixth of May 36
Silence 36
The Spiral Staircase 37
The Gift 39
View from the Monument 40
A Toast 41
Fear 41
Poem for the Nineteenth of October 42
For Graham Storey 42
Table Manners 43
December 1990 43
The Joke 45
Poem 46
Airborne 46
Spring Poem 47
The View 48
Hawthorn 48
The Break 49
Ardeche, August 1991 51
Station Buffet, Ipswich 51
Safe Sex 52
End of Season 52
The Dancing Partner 53
The Colour of Trees 54
Invocation at Solstice 54
Brumal 55
High Force 56
A Valentine 56
Vertigo 57
S.W. 5 57
The Departure Lounge 58
The Reunion 58
Heavy my Gold-ball Baby 59
April Shower 60
To the Wild Cherry Trees 61
Scene in May 61
The Return 62
Unscheduled Stop 62
The Bed 63
For Parvin and Michael Laurence 64
At the Lake 65
The Scaffolders 65
All Day the Rain 66
Green Fingers 66
September Journey 67
The Turning Circus 68
Early November 69
Sleep, Spirit, in your Branching Bed 69
The Field 70
The Playground Bell 71
Hammersmith, Excuse Me 73
Edvard Munch 74
In the Garden 75
Island Visit 78
Going North 79
Poem on St. Patrick's Day 80
Afterword 83
Index of First Lines 89
Index of Titles 92
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