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  • ISBN-13: 9781857546255
  • Publisher: Carcanet Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Pages: 139
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

Worlds Apart 11
A Homage 13
Benefit Forms 14
Some Hope 18
How He Changes 20
Autobiography 21
The Interrupted Views 22
Overdrawn Account 23
Their Inventory 24
Pressure Cooker Noise 25
Dirty Language 26
Living in the Workroom 27
Tokens of Affection 28
Looking Up 30
In the Background 31
A Short History 34
Granny, after Chardin 36
472 Claremont Road 37
In my Father's House 37
Plain Money 38
Faith in the City 39
There Again 40
From a Memory 41
A September Night 42
The Harm 43
Cleaning 43
Vacant Possession 44
For Lavinia 45
Depending on the Weather 45
News Abroad 46
Towards Darkness 47
An Impossibility 48
Aria di Parma 49
These Last Days 50
In the Small Hours 51
23 January 1980 52
Not Yet Out of the Wood 53
The Woman in the Photograph 54
A Disturbed Night 55
Rumours of Summer 55
Unfaithful Translations 57
Towards Levanto 58
Consorts of Phantasms 59
To the Dutch Italianists 59
More about the Weather 61
A Change of Heart 61
A Warm Spell 62
Near Verteillac 63
At Como 64
Another Busy Life 65
On Van Gogh's La Crau 66
An Undetermined Heart 67
As We Found It 68
Lost Objects 69
Rest your Eyes 70
Background Noise 70
A Well-Made Crisis 71
Maple Leaf 72
In the Twilight 73
Nabucco 73
The Yellow Tank 74
Leaving Sapporo 75
The Happiness Plant 76
Red Wednesday 77
Nostalgia for the Present 79
Seven Pheasants 80
Before an Operation 81
A Burning Head 81
Convalescent Days 88
Afterlives 89
Difficult Mornings 90
The Gift 91
In This Life 91
Out of Circulation 92
Aftershocks 93
The Explanation 97
Scargill House 98
Winter Interiors 102
For my Daughter 103
Via Sauro Variations 104
Something to Declare 114
Your Other Country 114
Playing Dead 115
Die Lilliputbahn 116
Marking Time 117
Coat Hanger 118
More Aftershocks 119
II Trenino 121
Returning Signs 122
Remembering February 122
Animal Sendai 123
Winter Zoo Encounter 124
The House Museum 126
By the Way 127
The Sky's Events 128
Listen to the Summer 128
Heart Murmur 129
Farther Adventures 130
Equivocal Isle 131
All Around 132
An Air 134
Apropos of Nothing 135
The Relapses 135
Water Nymph 138
Pasta-Making 139
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2003

    Some of the best dark poetry ever.

    Richard Cory, Miniver Cheevy, Bewick Finzer, The Mill, Llewellyn and The Tree, Mr. Flood's Party, On The Night Of A Friend's Wedding, etc. These are dark and fascinating. The introduction is excellent. In the intro, E.A.R. is described: 'He lived a hermit's existance in a cosmopolitan world...' I love this collection.

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