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Selected poems

Title
Selected poems / David Constantine.
Author
Constantine, David, 1944-
Publication
Newcastle upon Tyne : Bloodaxe Books, 1991.

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Description
160 pages; 22 cm
Uniform Title
Poems. Selections
Alternative Title
Poems.
Contents
  • 'As our bloods separate' -- Birdsong -- 'Daffodils in vases' -- 'But most you are like' -- A Brightness to Cast Shadows -- The Fool -- 'Eyes wide with the moon' -- 'You are distant, you are already leaving' -- 'In the meantime, in the waiting time' -- Eurydice -- The Damned -- 'All wraiths in Hell are single' -- Streams -- Lamb -- Near Zennor -- The Lane -- The Journey -- 'Pitiless wind' -- 'The wind has bared the stars' -- 'Trewernick' -- 'Suddenly she is radiant again' -- 'For years now' -- Waiting -- Hands -- In Memoriam 8571 Private J.W. Gleave -- Coltsfoot -- Coltsfoot and Larches -- Johnny -- Jimmy -- Billy -- Stuart -- 'But with a history of ECT' -- 'Dennis Jubb is dead' -- 'I suppose you know this isn't a merry-go-round' -- Mary Magdalene and the Sun -- Lazarus to Christ -- Christ to Lazarus -- Minos, Daedalos and Pasiphae -- Priapics -- 'Misshapen women' -- The Door -- 'Pity the drunks' -- Boy finds tramp dead -- Elegy -- Swans --
  • Watching for Dolphins -- Islands -- Journey -- Bluebells -- Autumn Lady's Tresses -- Autumn Crocuses -- Sunflowers -- Tree in the Sun -- Song of a Woman at the Year's Turning -- Atlantis -- Chronicle -- Sunium -- Lasithi -- The Diktaean Cave -- A Relief of Pan -- Perdita -- Talitha Cumi -- Love of the Dark -- Moon -- Red Figure Vase -- Note -- Adam confesses an infidelity to Eve -- Orpheus -- Siesta -- Yseut -- Ignis -- Martyr -- Oh, Jemima -- Don't jump off the roof, Dad -- The Meeting of God and Michael Finnegan in South Park -- Don Giovanni: Six Sonnets -- Confessional -- Thoughts of the Commandant of the Fortress of St Vaast-la-Hougue -- Pillbox -- Nestor encourages the troops -- Garden with red-hot pokers and agapanthus -- 'Looking for nothing' -- Sunset Shells -- Oranges -- Sols -- Cold Night -- 'As though on a mountain' -- At Dinas -- Local Story -- Mynydd Mawr -- Swimmer -- Butterfly -- 'Then comes this fool' -- Mistress --
  • 'Wet lilac, drifts of hail' -- Poplar -- Apples -- Pictures -- Amber Seahorse -- Eldon Hole -- Sunken Cities -- Landscape with friends -- At Kirtlington Quarry -- Tea-time -- Burning -- 'We visit the house' -- Mother and Daughter -- The quick and the dead at Pompeii -- Fogou -- Christmas -- Hyacinths -- Mappa Mundi -- Local Historian -- A two-seater privy over a stream -- The Pitman's Garden -- The Vicar's Firework Show -- A calvary on the Somme -- 'He arrived, towing a crowd' -- The Saint observed at his Vigil -- Lord -- Anchorite -- Man on his holidays -- Icarus -- Mandeville remembered -- Mandeville -- The Scaffolders -- Clare leaves High Beach -- 'Under that bag of soot' -- 'There used to be forests' -- The Forest -- Miranda on the Tube -- A blind elephant man in the underground -- Jailed for Life -- Quay -- The Island of Curieuse -- Lilith -- 'I should not be dreaming of you like this' -- 'In the ocean room' -- Swimmer and Plum Tree --
  • 'I am inconsolable' -- Emblem.
ISBN
1852241667 (pbk.) :
OCLC
  • 26306163
  • ocm26306163
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries