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MOTTRAM, Professor Eric Noel William (1924-1995)

A checklist of his published poems

Compiled by Valerie Soar, using the resources of the Eric Mottram Archive

    • title: '"The cat sat on the mat"'
    • first line: on her vinestump haunches she...
    • last line: the isotype of Venus in her blood
    • publication: Poetry 93/5 (Chicago) pp.306-307
    • date: 1959
    • title: '"Take me to your leader"'
    • first line: in the centre pages he asks...
    • last line: from wrist and spine a history of sight
    • publication: Lucifer 59 (King's College, London) p.30
    • date: 1961
    • title: 'Meet in the corpse'
    • first line: Philippe d'Orlean's heart...
    • last line: never notices
    • publication: Lucifer no issue number (King's College, London) p.16
    • date: Lent 1962
    • title: 'There was new on'
    • first line: quite lately...
    • last line: peopleless
    • publication: Lucifer no issue number (King's College, London) p.16
    • date: Lent 1962
    • title: none
    • first line: worn to / ruins...
    • last line: your hand putting out
    • publication: Lucifer no issue number (King's College, London) p.17
    • date: Lent 1962
    • title: 'Provincetown'
    • first line: a hut with sun and moon...
    • last line: "I like to drink"
    • publication: Centigrade 3 (King's College, London) p.20
    • date: 1964
    • title: 'Body calendars'
    • first line: slowly the biorhythms fulfill...
    • last line: the rest is excess
    • publication: Eleventh Finger 4 (Forest Row, Sussex) p.18
    • date: 1968
    • title: 'Discovery information'
    • first line: hexagonal diamonds in a meteorite...
    • last line: for his remains: good the time is going slowly
    • publication: Eleventh Finger 4 (Forest Row, Sussex) p.19
    • date: 1968
    • title: 'Armed men 1. O'Brien 1828-1862'
    • first line: a great admiration...
    • last line: an engraving by Sol Eytinge, Jr.
    • publication: Intrepid 11-12 (Buffalo, New York) pp.107-108.
    • date: 1969
    • reprinted in: Lon Chaney magazine (Brighton [1971])
    • dedication: Muriel Rukeyser
    • epigraph: Brecht
    • title: 'Armed men 2. The shield of Henry II'
    • first line: with tears as single horn ribbons...
    • last line: wary within the orgy their symplegma
    • publication: Intrepid 11-12 (Buffalo, New York) p.108.
    • date: 1969
    • reprinted in: Lon Chaney magazine (Brighton [1971])
    • dedication: Muriel Rukeyser
    • epigraph: Brecht
    • title: 'Armed men 3.'
    • first line: from beyond Fly Dakota...
    • last line: laughing men hardly ever shoot
    • publication: Intrepid 11-12 (Buffalo, New York) p.109.
    • date: 1969
    • reprinted in: Lon Chaney magazine (Brighton [1971])
    • dedication: Muriel Rukeyser
    • epigraph: Brecht
    • title: 'Maps' pt 1
    • first line: where is the place to be...
    • last line: suck the screen there eyes not on the their hands
    • publication: Intrepid 11-12 (Buffalo, New York) pp.109-110
    • date: 1969
    • dedication: Rhiannon and Paul Evans
    • title: 'Maps' pt 2
    • first line: in dream firm moving hazel wands grow knowing paths...
    • last line: in his closed fist
    • publication: Intrepid 11-12 (Buffalo, New York) pp.110-111
    • date: 1969
    • dedication: Rhiannon and Paul Evans
    • title: 'Maps' pt 3
    • first line: small cry from inside...
    • last line: to touch others
    • publication: Intrepid 11-12 (Buffalo, New York) pp.111-112
    • date: 1969
    • dedication: Rhiannon and Paul Evans
    • title: 'Maps' pt 4
    • first line: from the heart of the mountain red epidendrous flower...
    • last line: "the young tide of my people"
    • publication: Intrepid 11-12 (Buffalo, New York) pp.112-113
    • date: 1969
    • dedication: Rhiannon and Paul Evans
    • epigraph: Kierkegaard
    • title: 'Maps' pt 5
    • first line: death ) towards death...
    • last line: unrepresented to the city
    • publication: Intrepid 11-12 (Buffalo, New York) pp.113-115
    • date: 1969
    • dedication: Rhiannon and Paul Evans
    • title: 'Inside the whale'
    • first line: Not watching the errors...
    • last line: "in the buff"
    • publication: Inside the whale (Writers Forum, London) item 1
    • date: 1970
    • dedication: Jeff Nuttall
    • title: none
    • first line: Cagney's freckled insolent eyes...
    • last line: the fields of exchange
    • publication: Inside the whale (Writers Forum, London) item 2
    • date: 1970
    • title: none
    • first line: optimism of Popular Mechanics...
    • last line: your right hand?
    • publication: Inside the whale (Writers Forum, London) item 3
    • date: 1970
    • title: none
    • first line: powers of darkness rise in...
    • last line: darkness silhouettes
    • publication: Inside the whale (Writers Forum, London) item 4
    • date: 1970
    • title: 'Nutt's Castle'
    • first line: Photos of Kilpeck I thought you might like to see...
    • last line: one
    • publication: Inside the whale (Writers Forum, London) item 5
    • date: 1970
    • reprinted in: The Kilpeck Anthology ed. Glen Storhaug (Five Season Press, Madley, Herefordshire, 1981)
    • epigraph: Lorca
    • title: 'Good life' pt 1
    • first line: blood overwhelms...
    • last line: demonaic ruin
    • publication: Anonym 5-6 (Buffalo, New York) p.25
    • date: 1970
    • dedication: for Babara and Lloyd Agte
    • title: 'Good life' pt 2
    • first line: this Wyoming space...
    • last line: wind stone grass camera
    • publication: Anonym 5-6 (Buffalo, New York) p.26
    • date: 1970
    • dedication: for Babara and Lloyd Agte
    • title: 'Good life' pt 3
    • first line: trying for one whole life's day...
    • last line: without eye glare packs his thrusty old cock in a box
    • publication: Anonym 5-6 (Buffalo, New York) p.27
    • date: 1970
    • dedication: Babara and Lloyd Agte
    • title: 'Good life' pt 4
    • first line: under solar virtue...
    • last line: on the planet
    • publication: Anonym 5-6 (Buffalo, New York) p.28
    • date: 1970
    • dedication: for Babara and Lloyd Agte
    • title: 'Shelter Island' pt 1
    • first line: Within the bowed wings...
    • last line: vibrations in order of complete invention
    • publication: Shelter Island and The remaining world (Turret Books, London) item 1a
    • date: 1971
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.429-431
    • year of composition: 1966-1969
    • dedication: Ulla and John Dydo
    • title: 'Shelter Island' pt 2
    • first line: Stones begin their long glitter...
    • last line: observed
    • publication: Shelter Island and The remaining world (Turret Books, London) item 1b
    • date: 1971
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.431-433
    • year of composition: 1966-1969
    • dedication: Ulla and John Dydo
    • title: 'The remaining world'
    • first line: exposed to withering radiation...
    • last line: all self-existing equanimity
    • publication: Shelter Island and The remaining world (Turret Books, London) item 2
    • date: 1971
    • year of composition: 1969-1970
    • dedication: Künga Dawa
    • title: 'To the Indian poets: 1968' pt 1
    • first line: leaves of Madame Bovary...
    • last line: white car path into seer dark
    • publication: Intrepid 18-19 (Buffalo, New York) pp.88-90
    • date: 1971
    • dedication: Allen De Loach
    • title: 'To the Indian poets: 1968' pt 2
    • first line: corsairs of Byron they pulled on chains...
    • last line: no name for blue
    • publication: Intrepid 18-19 (Buffalo, New York) pp.90-91
    • date: 1971
    • dedication: Allen De Loach
    • title: 'To the Indian poets: 1968' pt 3
    • first line: these photographs...
    • last line: his unballed eyes
    • publication: Intrepid 18-19 (Buffalo, New York) pp.91-93
    • date: 1971
    • dedication: Allen De Loach
    • title: 'To the Indian poets: 1968' pt 4
    • first line: explosions of love...
    • last line: forming under repeated sun
    • publication: Intrepid 18-19 (Buffalo, New York) pp.93-94
    • date: 1971
    • dedication: Allen De Loach
    • title: 'Underground'
    • first line: we do not have / Beethoven's Faust...
    • last line: is absurd
    • publication: Intrepid 18-19 (Buffalo, New York) p.95
    • date: 1971
    • title: 'Brighton & Hove Albion'
    • first line: Wayne Shorter short sword in hand...
    • last line: and half seconds
    • publication: Lon Chaney magazine (Brighton)
    • date: [1971]
    • title: 'On a letter from Oregon'
    • first line: "from there to Olympus...
    • last line: you might live
    • publication: Human Issue 3/3 (Kent State, Ohio) p.28 sss 1972
    • dedication: Tom & Janet Hines
    • title: 'Islamic mosaic near Jericho'
    • first line: under the Tree of Cruelty lion has entered antelope...
    • last line: from sleep
    • publication: Human Issue 3/3 (Kent State, Ohio) p.29
    • date: 1972
    • title: 'A "picture"'
    • first line: wraith-what is the body...
    • last line: it repeats us inexorable
    • publication: Human Issue 3/3 (Kent State, Ohio) p.30
    • date: 1972
    • dedication: Walter Lowenfels
    • epigraph: Francis Bacon
    • title: 'Underground: beginning from a passage in Neruda'
    • first line: from guitars of water and sunlight...
    • last line: the ground
    • publication: Intrepid 23-24 (Buffalo, New York) pp.2-3
    • date: 1972
    • title: 'Gardiner's Island'
    • first line: against a people guilty of English blood...
    • last line: as well as strength
    • publication: Intrepid 23-24 (Buffalo, New York) pp.4-6
    • date: 1972
    • title: 'Counterjustice'
    • first line: under the jackal's circling cough under star blanket...
    • last line: men turn their backs on this civilization to strike to live
    • publication: Sixpack 2 (London) pp.13-17
    • date: 1972
    • dedication: Tony Dunn
    • title: 'Replies to Montale: January 1972'
    • first line: "Look for a broken mesh in the net that grips us"...
    • last line: guides to their foxholes teachers of dangerous springs
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 1
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1972
    • title: 'Summer 1971'
    • first line: liquidation orders...
    • last line: is a process of inner development
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 2
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971
    • title: 'For a jailed killed man'
    • first line: men so new in the crisis-ridden field...
    • last line: almost to the floor
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 3
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Definition of employee'
    • first line: sixty years of films packed with assassination...
    • last line: keep watching the skies
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 4
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Rachmaninov'
    • first line: pedals of holds for a song swings back...
    • last line: about tachyons faster than light without proof
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 5
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Five derivations 1. Sunday through Saturday'
    • first line: Sheriff Ben Sadler arrives...
    • last line: revenge
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 6a
    • date: 1973
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.7
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • dedication: Gerald Casale
    • title: 'Five derivations 2. Satie'
    • first line: Like cats...
    • last line: ragtime on the outskirts
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 6b
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • dedication: Gerald Casale
    • title: 'Five derivations 3. Crumb'
    • first line: corns bunch out to sunsets...
    • last line: wisecracks I'm glad I got it over with.
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 6c
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • dedication: Gerald Casale
    • title: 'Five derivations 4. Counterscript of braille film'
    • first line: the last split second in his ahead appointment with death...
    • last line: in a VIP braille film counterscript inspection tour
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 6d
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • dedication: Gerald Casale
    • title: 'Five derivations 5. Time Out'
    • first line: Mogul Thrush no more...
    • last line: the general tapestry of people
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London, 1973) item 6e
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • dedication: Gerald Casale
    • title: 'Arcturus'
    • first line: life your term...
    • last line: around me for this time being
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 7
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Northumberland dark event'
    • first line: A cruel cut-throat nightrider...
    • last line: as cock crows Gilsland's gry spurts home nightrider's neck loose to Gilsland's hall
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 8
    • date: 1973
    • reprinted in: Polytechnic of Central London Modern British Poetry Conference booklet (31 May-2 Jun 1974) p.72
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • dedication: Bill Griffiths
    • title: 'Crete'
    • first line: bears wolves boars wild cattle...
    • last line: men brown women fair a dead man stands before his tomb composed
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 9
    • date: 1973
    • reprinted in:
      • Polytechnic of Central London Modern British Poetry Conference booklet (31 May-2 Jun 1974) p.73;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.8
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Charles Burchfield'
    • first line: at moon radiance of a five point...
    • last line: settle on bees bodies in crocus dust
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 10
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Frank Stella'
    • first line: is this purple...
    • last line: chimeras of geometry
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 11
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • dedication: Peter Donnelly
    • title: 'Mallarmé homage: The Folds'
    • first line: those returns to repetitions of youth...
    • last line: returns those ends
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 12
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Variations on some lines by Brakhage'
    • first line: then these men feel through...
    • last line: or bedlam
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 13
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'The nerves of Proust and Sitting Bull'
    • first line: as cure for original...
    • last line: dreaming American young a last stand
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 14
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Floodlit hand'
    • first line: Floodlit small funeral...
    • last line: a big hand
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 15
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • dedication: Jerome Rothenberg
    • title: 'To take an aim' (but elsewhere 'To take aim')
    • first line: sounds of water...
    • last line: yours
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 16
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Confidence'
    • first line: confidence no sacrifice...
    • last line: confidence "a will I have polished with an artist's care"
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 17
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Beginning with Fielding Dawson'
    • first line: do not be you...
    • last line: else
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 18
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Letter to Jonathan Williams'
    • first line: in reply...
    • last line: born in the shadow of the sun
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 19
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: none pt 1 [elsewhere headed 'After Jeffers-1971']
    • first line: it pauses or seems to...
    • last line: this centre of the world
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 20a
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: none pt 2
    • first line: tore at the outside lock...
    • last line: let your tastebuds know who's boss
    • publication: The he expression (Aloes Books, London) item 20b
    • date: 1973
    • year of composition: 1971-1972
    • title: 'Local Movement' pt 1
    • first line: the i is dotted ...
    • last line: drawn into our heart by magnetick force and virtue
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 1a
    • date: 1973
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.434-440
    • title: 'Local Movement' pt 2
    • first line: in bright lands of the North...
    • last line: is brain master of actors timekeepers sailors the spheres is heart brain
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 1b
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'Local Movement' pt 3
    • first line: sun of this ship...
    • last line: in thrall
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 1c
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'Towards the heart'
    • first line: beyond his clear mind little help...
    • last line: experiments to a nephew
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 2
    • date: 1973
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.9-13
    • title: none
    • first line: the magic lady has arts...
    • last line: throughout this body's entrances opening
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 3
    • date: 1973
    • epigraph: George Santayana
    • title: 'Turning point'
    • first line: he is nomad...
    • last line: he smelled cocoa nut almond frangipani as skin neared the blade
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 4
    • date: 1973
    • dedication: John Blacking
    • title: 'A homage to Hugh MacDiarmid'
    • first line: moonlight is knowledge of myself...
    • last line: all nothing thirst of eternity called love
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 5
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'William Harvey'
    • first line: a first that was curious in Anatomie...
    • last line: where there was no discovery
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 6
    • date: 1973
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.14-16
    • epigraph: Georges Braque
    • title: 'Homage to Denis Saurat'
    • first line: crawling nights to fetch a hanged man...
    • last line: men in perpetual process of madness and rescue
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 7
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'Flight'
    • first line: over roaring shingles run out to meet deceived body...
    • last line: in each other fired all light to darkness sunlight all touch
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 8
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'The condensation'
    • first line: so they vanish as a gambler into immolation...
    • last line: endless themes breathing their first
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 9
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'Transfigured night'
    • first line: is this dawn or moonlight still ...
    • last line: so love in bodies shines to show us
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 10
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'Chance'
    • first line: a thundering collision of different worlds...
    • last line: a pared moon above scraping sea
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 11
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'Art news'
    • first line: March without you ...
    • last line: for where electricity
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 12
    • date: 1973
    • title: none
    • first line: what he saw then he never saw again...
    • last line: value spot and bloom the universe
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 13
    • date: 1973
    • title: none
    • first line: midnight back ground out of this night...
    • last line: slaying eyes which pad light fall foot fall
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 14
    • date: 1973
    • epigraph: Wagner
    • title: 'For Max Knoll'
    • first line: if there is relation between physical objects...
    • last line: revenge of corona in her changing blood
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 15
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'The city as an image of man'
    • first line: "come good folk don't stand about"...
    • last line: the bodies city of conjunction
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 16
    • date: 1973
    • dedication: Igor Stravinsky
    • title: 'Tristam comes: a conclusion'
    • first line: Tristam comes...
    • last line: a form of re-entry
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 17
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'Definition'
    • first line: not to put to ...
    • last line: unrestricted
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 18
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'The Galen tradition unbroken'
    • first line: at Padua ...
    • last line: they may fall
    • publication: Local movement (Writers Forum, London) item 19
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'Left for California: the slow awakening'
    • first line: what died in the egg unable to break out...
    • last line: every morning and this morning now you left for California
    • publication: Sixpack 5 (London & Lake Toxaway, North Carolina)
    • date: 1973
    • dedication: Robert Lewis and Gerald Casale
    • title: 'Kent Diptych 1. Invasion: Kent, March 1971'
    • first line: between two air raids...
    • last line: descent came for
    • publication: Toucan 3 (Kent, Ohio)
    • date: 1973
    • dedication: Lynn Gingrass
    • title: 'Kent Diptych 2. Return room: May 4 1971'
    • first line: to build this room around...
    • last line: body is freed all nothing after
    • publication: Toucan 3 (Kent, Ohio)
    • date: 1973
    • dedication: Lynn Gingrass
    • title: 'Profession'
    • first line: the twins destroyed themselves...
    • last line: for clear action awakened balance he stands on surf rides his art
    • publication: When the last trumpet sounded ed. Mike Dobbie as Poet and Peasant 5 (Hayes, Middlesex)
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'Schneebaum snow tree'
    • first line: then we embarked on a strenth journey...
    • last line: could not answer questions words came and were there
    • publication: WF100 ed. Bob Cobbing and John Rowan (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1973
    • dedication: William Burroughs
    • title: 'Uncertainty of West'
    • first line: along the ridge...
    • last line: on a clear day you can see it now
    • publication: Second Aeon 15 (Cardiff) p.57
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'Ancestor variants'
    • first line: consider for example our thoughts...
    • last line: imitates Wood in Winter Kuo Hsi 1020-1090
    • publication: Second Aeon 15 (Cardiff) p.58
    • date: 1973
    • title: 'What is to be done'
    • first line: a fretwork radio...
    • last line: to wait
    • publication: Poetry presented by Transgravity 4 (London)
    • date: [pre-1974]
    • dedication: Lee Harwood
    • title: 'Concord of Fludd: Homage to Diter Rot'
    • first line: earth through his toes...
    • last line: endless making and carefree reverence for seeds
    • publication: Strange Fæces 10 part B pp.10-13
    • date: 1973-1974
    • dedication: Clive Bush
    • title: 'Elegy 1. Wonders of nature'
    • first line: "Druid Stone" passes under me...
    • last line: to bring ends together
    • publication: Two elegies (Poet & Peasant, Hayes, 1974) item 1
    • date: 1974
    • dedication: Pound & Kerouac
    • title: 'Elegy 2'
    • first line: to continue tell a story...
    • last line: to pick them
    • publication: Two Elegies (Poet & Peasant, Hayes, 1974) item 2
    • date: 1974
    • reprinted in:
      • Sixpack 7-8 (London & Lake Toxaway, North Carolina, 1974) pp.200-204;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.441-444
    • dedication: Paul Blackburn
    • title: '"Fanatacism is when you redouble your effort, having forgotten your aim" (Santayana)'
    • first line: the magic lady has arts...
    • last line: throughout this body's entrances opening
    • publication: Polytechnic of Central London Modern British Poetry Conference booklet pp.74-75
    • date: 1974
    • title: 'Tropics'
    • first line: at eye level the level banks mound the Sahara...
    • last line: as she makes her own size strides plunges into the sea
    • publication: pp.198-199 in Active anthology ed. George Quasha (The Sumac Press, Fremont, Michigan)
    • date: 1974
    • dedication: Pierre Joris
    • title: 'The Baron'
    • first line: the miners learned rivers' courses...
    • last line: facts as a race against death unaccompanied by music
    • publication: Against tyranny (Poet & Peasant, Hayes, 1975) item 1
    • date: 1975
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.17-18
    • year of composition: 1973
    • epigraph: Pound
    • title: 'Life speed'
    • first line: the son of a traitor suffocates...
    • last line: the knifer's acolyte to the dream of angels
    • publication: Against tyranny (Poet & Peasant, Hayes) item 2
    • date: 1975
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.19-22
    • year of composition: 1974
    • dedication: Paul Nizan
    • title: 'The revolter'
    • first line: "the gloomy pleasure of not having to think...
    • last line: the relief of never succeeded"
    • publication: Against tyranny (Poet & Peasant, Hayes) item 3
    • date: 1975
    • year of composition: 1973-1974
    • title: 'Deserts and surfaces'
    • first line: eight wounded men two women...
    • last line: from woods waters and air and our hands a sound
    • publication: Against tyranny (Poet & Peasant, Hayes) item 4
    • date: 1975
    • year of composition: 1974
    • title: 'Against tyranny: Elegy 4' pt 1
    • first line: to regrow forests...
    • last line: skins trail the frost
    • publication: Against tyranny (Poet & Peasant, Hayes) item 5(a);
    • date: 1975
    • reprinted in:
      • Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.41-42;
      • New Wilderness Letter 7 (New York, 1979) pp.36-37;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.23;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.445
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: Jackie Kaye
    • title: 'Against tyranny: Elegy 4' pt 2
    • first line: a region of brilliant smells intense colours...
    • last line: where to surpass yourself out of nature
    • publication: Against tyranny (Poet & Peasant, Hayes) item 5(b);
    • date: 1975
    • reprinted in:
      • Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.41-42;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.23-24;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.446
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: Jackie Kaye
    • title: 'Starless edge'
    • first line: the object, reality, sensuousness, is conceived only in...
    • last line: at any time masked as accident her own performance
    • publication: Fix 2 (Hayes, Middlesex)
    • date: 1975
    • year of composition: 1972-1974
    • dedication: Elaine Feinstein
    • title: 'To the snowline'
    • first line: under slow traction a white cleft...
    • last line: a temperature for the naked
    • publication: Shelley's 3 (Kent, Ohio) pp. 60-61
    • date: 1975
    • title: 'The apples of Paris'
    • first line: boxes radiant with sleeves and ospreys...
    • last line: Paris 'that factory of nothingness'
    • publication: Alembic 4 (London) 19-22
    • date: 1975-1976
    • year of composition: 1973
    • title: '1922' pt 1
    • first line: Hung around the fat no neck...
    • last line: Old Nick
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 1 p.5
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Matières d'Angleterre: Anthologie bilingue de la nouvelle poésie anglaise ed. Pierre Joris & Paul Buck (Trois Caillous, Amiens, 1984)
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: David Attoe
    • epigraph: Wittgenstein
    • title: '1922' pt 2
    • first line: face of the Earth...
    • last line: foodless in a breaking web
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 1 pp.5-7
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Matières d'Angleterre: Anthologie bilingue de la nouvelle poésie anglaise ed. Pierre Joris & Paul Buck (Trois Caillous, Amiens, 1984)
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: David Attoe
    • epigraph: Wittgenstein
    • title: '1922' pt 3
    • first line: beneath...
    • last line: in dark earth dark light
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 1 pp.7-8
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Matières d'Angleterre: Anthologie bilingue de la nouvelle poésie anglaise ed. Pierre Joris & Paul Buck (Trois Caillous, Amiens, 1984)
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: David Attoe
    • epigraph: Wittgenstein
    • title: '1922' pt 4
    • first line: across a deep track a web...
    • last line: but unity an angel at home
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 1 pp.8-9
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Matières d'Angleterre: Anthologie bilingue de la nouvelle poésie anglaise ed. Pierre Joris & Paul Buck (Trois Caillous, Amiens, 1984)
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: David Attoe
    • epigraph: Wittgenstein
    • title: '1922' pt 5
    • first line: 2to walk in oneself and meet no one...
    • last line: national epic angelic as a comet
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 1 p.9
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Matières d'Angleterre: Anthologie bilingue de la nouvelle poésie anglaise ed. Pierre Joris & Paul Buck (Trois Caillous, Amiens, 1984)
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: David Attoe
    • epigraph: Wittgenstein
    • title: 'Earth: Men: Angels' pt 1
    • first line: As the sun rises he has the complete earth...
    • last line: residence in earth
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 2 p.11
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • Voix-Off / Angleterre ed. Pierre Jean Buffy (Editions du Castor Astral, Talence, 1980) pp.78-80;
      • Interstice 2 (London, 1997) 9-13
    • year of composition: 1973-1974
    • title: 'Earth: Men: Angels' pt 2
    • first line: why we talk wild in the wind...
    • last line: one valentine one priapic thumb
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 2 p.12
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • Voix-Off / Angleterre ed. Pierre Jean Buffy (Editions du Castor Astral, Talence, 1980) pp.80-82;
      • Interstice 2 (London, 1997) 9-13
    • year of composition: 1973-1974
    • title: 'Earth: Men: Angels' pt 3
    • first line: I hear a bird in Persepolis sundown song...
    • last line: who judge him
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 2 pp.13-15
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • Voix-Off / Angleterre ed. Pierre Jean Buffy (Editions du Castor Astral, Talence, 1980) pp.82-88;
      • Interstice 2 (London, 1997) 9-13
    • year of composition: 1973-1974
    • title: 'Earth: Men: Angels' pt 4
    • first line: "those who profess to favour freedom yet deprecate agitation...
    • last line: pink gloves the rubber skins the first incision
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 2 pp.15-16
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • Voix-Off / Angleterre ed. Pierre Jean Buffy (Editions du Castor Astral, Talence, 1980) pp.88-90;
      • Interstice 2 (London, 1997) 9-13
    • year of composition: 1973-1974
    • title: 'Raids: knot and keel' pt 1.1
    • first line: raiders break in our gutters...
    • last line: lasting across door path
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 3 pp.18-19
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • A decade and then some (Intrepid 25-35, 1976);
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.447-448
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: John Porter
    • title: 'Raids: knot and keel' pt 1.2
    • first line: leaf knife...
    • last line: I saw how the corpse-cuckoo swelled"
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 3 pp.19-20
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • A decade and then some (Intrepid 25-35, 1976);
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.448
    • year of composition: 1973
    • title: 'Raids: knot and keel' pt 1.3
    • first line: knots on a weather vane spur on the burgee...
    • last line: where crabs leap on hot sands
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 3 p.20;
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • A decade and then some (Intrepid 25-35, 1976);
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.449
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: John Porter
    • title: 'Raids: knot and keel' pt 1.4
    • first line: ransomed cities paid out...
    • last line: by these reached Greenland and placed
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 3 pp.20-21;
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • A decade and then some (Intrepid 25-35, 1976);
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.449
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: John Porter
    • title: 'Raids: knot and keel' pt 2.1
    • first line: where the wind roared in the sea lung...
    • last line: to take place'
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 3 pp.21-24;
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • A decade and then some (Intrepid 25-35, 1976);
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.450-452
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: John Porter
    • title: 'Raids: knot and keel' pt 2.2
    • first line: murderous ferocity marks their seizures...
    • last line: a keel is a backbone for a build
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 3 pp.24-26;
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • A decade and then some (Intrepid 25-35, 1976);
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.452-454
    • year of composition: 1973
    • dedication: John Porter
    • title: 'The effort'
    • first line: those who had made the revolution safe...
    • last line: the blue level of the Mediterranean
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 4 pp.28-32
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.25-29
    • year of composition: 1975
    • dedication: Joel Oppenheimer
    • title: 'Elegy 5. Webern'
    • first line: a perfect knowledge of the mines...
    • last line: the invention of infinite plants
    • publication: '1922 earth raids', and other poems 1973-1975 (New London Pride, London) item 5 pp.34-37
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.75-77;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.30-32
    • year of composition: 1975
    • epigraph: Webern
    • title: 'A faithful private' pt 1
    • first line: of being scared we never had it...
    • last line: of your insanity
    • publication: A faithful private (Genera, Newcastle upon Tyne)
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.37-38
    • dedication: Barry MacSweeney
    • epigraph: Heine
    • title: 'A faithful private' pt 2
    • first line: blood of old newsreels movies...
    • last line: new man fountain
    • publication: A faithful private (Genera, Newcastle upon Tyne)
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.39
    • dedication: Barry MacSweeney
    • epigraph: Heine
    • title: 'A faithful private' pt 3 'Dolores Huerta'
    • first line: no cocks break dawn here...
    • last line: all the time
    • publication: A faithful private (Genera, Newcastle upon Tyne)
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.40-41
    • dedication: Barry MacSweeney
    • epigraph: Heine
    • title: 'A faithful private' pt 4 'The singer'
    • first line: Interstate 40 at...
    • last line: songs
    • publication: A faithful private (Genera, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1976)
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.42
    • dedication: Barry MacSweeney
    • epigraph: Heine
    • title: 'A faithful private' pt 5 'Homage to Humphrey Jennings'
    • first line: what is the use of talent...
    • last line: unnecessarily
    • publication: A faithful private (Genera, Newcastle upon Tyne)
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.43-44
    • year of composition: 1974
    • dedication: Elaine Randell
    • epigraph: Heine
    • title: 'A faithful private' pt 6 'Courbet: Elegy 8'
    • first line: white open works...
    • last line: before the levels of horizon
    • publication: A faithful private (Genera, Newcastle upon Tyne)
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.45-46;
      • Revue de Poïétique Comparée 1/1 (Paris, 1989-1990) p.53
    • dedication: Barry MacSweeney
    • epigraph: Heine
    • title: 'A faithful private' pt 7
    • first line: do you wish to begin?...
    • last line: We do
    • publication: A faithful private (Genera, Newcastle upon Tyne)
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.47
    • dedication: Barry MacSweeney
    • epigraph: Heine
    • title: 'Pictures of a world'
    • first line: a world forest trees unmatured...
    • last line: a dog at his heel
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 1
    • date: 1976
    • title: 'Walled garden'
    • first line: from single-handed genius flora and geometry...
    • last line: a chosen grove a path where firs catch winds for your ear
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 2
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.33-35
    • title: 'Wallington House'
    • first line: brood on names of things by coronels of nameless...
    • last line: by time's fictioneer forget it forget it
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 3
    • date: 1976
    • title: 'Silence at Wallington House'
    • first line: in 20 years 450 million radios 130 million...
    • last line: it's a performance audience assembles all the time
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 4
    • date: 1976
    • title: 'Vision'
    • first line: a secret arrangement...
    • last line: it opens and is light inside
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 5
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.455-456
    • title: 'The garden master'
    • first line: his fuel did unite and seduced changes from fields...
    • last line: fast hunt for shadows of the wheel
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 6
    • date: 1976
    • title: 'Trains'
    • first line: through unknown towns strange walls...
    • last line: past this frame
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 7
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.36
    • title: 'Wild life of the people'
    • first line: "Wild life of the people" revolution is for criminals...
    • last line: leaping tails around dropped food
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 8
    • date: 1976
    • title: 'Melbourne House and West Wales'
    • first line: the opening movement brings yellow bog iris...
    • last line: wind steady across empire boundary
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 9
    • date: 1976
    • title: 'The necessity'
    • first line: one turns towards one...
    • last line: how green shapes a pierced star of nothing in the world
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 10
    • date: 1976
    • title: 'The painters'
    • first line: I touched her body my hands...
    • last line: juts the bardot rainforest begins again uses everything
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 11
    • date: 1976
    • title: none
    • first line: Pleasure of flat meadows by sea...
    • last line: above weed babble language of onward dirt
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 12
    • date: 1976
    • dedication: Philip Whalen
    • title: 'Underground: a passage in Neruda'
    • first line: from guitars of water and sunlight...
    • last line: into the ground
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London], 1976) item 13
    • date: 1976
    • title: 'English garden effect'
    • first line: pruned roses in high wind rain soaked perfumes...
    • last line: plotinian rock "forthought and carelessness combined"
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 14
    • date: 1976
    • dedication: John Ashbery
    • title: '"The tedious Sundays of death"'
    • first line: shooting and assassination...
    • last line: you could not tell
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London], 1976) item 15
    • date: 1976
    • title: 'The body makes a garden in the universe of things'
    • first line: the flecked circle of your eye...
    • last line: of love sown by the plough
    • publication: Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London]) item 16
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.457-461
    • year of composition: 1971-1973
    • dedication: Christopher Jones
    • title: 'But it does change'
    • first line: old plants shrivel into records...
    • last line: that words bind and loose materials things
    • publication: Branch Redd Review 1 (London)
    • date: 1976
    • year of composition: 1975
    • title: 'Elegy 3: Parker'
    • first line: a dawn pitch this undulating country...
    • last line: he raises a steel shell to his mouth
    • publication: Branch Redd Review 1 (London)
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.73-74;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.73-74
    • year of composition: 1974
    • dedication: Brian Mottram
    • title: 'Elegy 10: Lorca'
    • first line: judge and Civil Guard...
    • last line: into the earth
    • publication: Curtains, le prochain step 14-17 (Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire) pp.154-155
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.19-20;
      • Matières d'Angleterre ed. Pierre Joris & Paul Buck (Trois Caillous, Amiens, 1984) pp.293-7
    • year of composition: (1976
    • dedication: Nissa Donnelly
    • title: 'Elegy 6'
    • first line: the only man...
    • last line: from old shapes
    • publication: Fix 3 (Hayes, Middlesex) p.29
    • date: 1976
    • dedication: Jim Pennington
    • title: 'The way of Miyamoto Musashi'
    • first line: an honoured guests advances...
    • last line: between two teachers you will never forget it
    • publication: Fix 3 (Hayes, Middlesex) pp.30-33
    • date: 1976
    • year of composition: 1975
    • dedication: Richard Cupidi
    • title: 'Howard Vincent's 75th birthday'
    • first line: overhead a star clock...
    • last line: running at random over the stops
    • publication: Fix 3 (Hayes, Middlesex) pp.34-35
    • date: 1976
    • title: 'The Green Man no.1'
    • first line: you must have felt it your hair feels like leaves...
    • last line: phallus impudicus the common stinkhorn
    • publication: A freebook: one poem four poems & a bit more accompanying a reading at the White Swan, London, 1 Dec
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp. 8-9;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.486-487
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: David Murray
    • title: 'Moving through here'
    • first line: the true connoisseur of this art...
    • last line: is quoted you can have it
    • publication: Jam 2 (King's College, London) pp.18-19
    • date: 1976
    • year of composition: 1974
    • title: 'Homage to Ferenc Juhácz no.1'
    • first line: in the call to home...
    • last line: or leave clear water
    • publication: Pod 1 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina) pp.43-44;
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • The New Hungarian Quarterly 82 (Budapest, 1981) pp.75-77;
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.41-42;
      • Matières d'Angleterre ed. Pierre Joris & Paul Buck (Trois Caillous, Amiens, 1984) pp.183-189;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.78-80
    • year of composition: 1975
    • dedication: Miklos Vajda
    • title: 'A revolution: elegy 8-for Béla Bartók'
    • first line: even the flame in our oil lamp...
    • last line: to pathless winds
    • publication: Pod 1 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1976) p.42
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in:
      • The New Hungarian Quarterly 82 (Budapest, 1981) pp.72-73;
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) p.47
    • year of composition: 1975-1980
    • title: 'Elegy 7: David Jones'pt 1
    • first line: layer under lens...
    • last line: hapless as crystals to reform
    • publication: Pod 1 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina) pp.39-40
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) p.47
    • year of composition: 1975
    • title: 'Elegy 7: David Jones'pt 2
    • first line: beyond each frame...
    • last line: his mad hands on a youth's arm
    • publication: Pod 1 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina) p.40
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) p.48
    • year of composition: 1975
    • title: 'Elegy 7: David Jones'pt 3
    • first line: a choice cannot be made twice...
    • last line: for the joy the ply
    • publication: Pod 1 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina) pp.40-41
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.48-49
    • year of composition: 1975
    • title: 'A line of enquiry'
    • first line: no man can be known...
    • last line: discovered
    • publication: Third week in September [Arvon Foundation, Lumb Bank]
    • date: 1976
    • reprinted in: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) p.7
    • title: 'Herne's descent'
    • first line: Chlorophytum spreads green and white...
    • last line: the beginnings of truth
    • publication: Alembic 6 (Orpington, Kent, 1977) pp.49-50
    • reprinted in: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.29-30
    • year of composition: 1976
    • title: 'Elegy 9: Gramsci. version (a)'
    • first line: dream back to a time when punctuality was new...
    • last line: a man's diet of place is a joke that kills
    • publication: Alembic 6 (Orpington, Kent) pp.45-48
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.87-90 in revised form-see separate entry
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: Colin Simms
    • title: 'Descents of love: songs of recognition'
    • first line: the fire did not burn...
    • last line: the rare moments of liberty'
    • publication: Mugshots ([McCarthy & Dobbie, London]) no.6
    • date: 1977
    • year of composition: 1976-1977
    • title: 'Elegy 11: Ford'
    • first line: one dread knocked out another...
    • last line: toward
    • publication: Spring Ford (Pig Press Hasty Editions, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1977)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in:
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.60-62
      • Other: British and Irish poetry since 1970 ed. Richard Caddel and Peter Quartermain (Wesleyan University Press, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1999) 158-160
    • year of composition: 1976-1977
    • dedication: Lee Harwood
    • title: 'Spring 1953: the years of pilgrimage'
    • first line: another relaxation...
    • last line: deeper than breath can hold
    • publication: Spring Ford (Pig Press Hasty Editions, Newcastle upon Tyne)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in:
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.63-64;
      • Fire Readings ed. David Applefield et al. (Frank Books, Vincennes, 1991) pp.119-120
    • year of composition: 1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 1
    • first line: for King Necho of Egypt ..
    • last line: president
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.48-49
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 2
    • first line: breathless lions and Africans' slaves...
    • last line: drew iron and pine keel across a flat ocean
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield, 1977)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.49-50
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 3
    • first line: a moving frame states...
    • last line: rises brief manic a flute over water
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.50-51
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 4
    • first line: through the open window...
    • last line: clear drums held to air light
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.51-52
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 5
    • first line: his legs and arms in unnatural angles...
    • last line: the boards proclaim Le Malade Imaginaire
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.52
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 6
    • first line: rigid light blocked from cloud...
    • last line: a cowl unbroken
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.52
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 7
    • first line: the treasure is the key...
    • last line: glare-proof
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.52-53
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 8
    • first line: moles on neck and left breastbone...
    • last line: legions of Aeneas
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.53-54
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 9
    • first line: Djebel Mansour...
    • last line: her flutes
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.54
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 10
    • first line: punic-cufic-Arabic...
    • last line: counter point recognitions
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.55
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 11
    • first line: on this city's one hill...
    • last line: trellises slope to the inland sea
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.55-56
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 12
    • first line: a pomegranate is a punic apple...
    • last line: son of Scylla
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977 reprinted in Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.56-58
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Tunis' pt 13
    • first line: shards in winter...
    • last line: a sound of light
    • publication: Tunis (Rivelin Press, Sheffield)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.58-59
    • year of composition: 1975-1976
    • title: 'Wing commanded salutation'
    • first line: Bewcastle rune reads travel east and did not return...
    • last line: a dark age of blocked access the automatic shift
    • publication: Madeira and toasts: for Basil Bunting's 75th birthday ed.Jonathan Williams (The Jargon Society, Dentdale and Highlands, North Carolina, 1977 for 1975)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in: Raise the wind for me: poems for Basil Bunting (Pig Press, Durham, 1992) p.10
    • dedication: Basil Bunting
    • title: 'Matrix' pt 1
    • first line: of the four peripheral nations...
    • last line: his eyes startle
    • publication: Saturday Morning 4 (London)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in:
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.71-72;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.494-495
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: Simon Pettet
    • title: 'Matrix' pt 2
    • first line: 'I like the time I live in...
    • last line: hair in spiral
    • publication: Saturday Morning 4 (London)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in:
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.72-75;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.495-499
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: Simon Pettet
    • title: 'Matrix' pt 3
    • first line: we to whom the world is our native country...
    • last line: without any melodic repetition and without a break'
    • publication: Saturday Morning 4 (London)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in:
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) p.75;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.499
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: Simon Pettet
    • title: 'Matrix' pt 4
    • first line: "the barbed hook, baited with the illusion of progress, to bring...
    • last line: to look at that sort
    • publication: Saturday Morning 4 (London)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in:
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) p.75;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.500
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: Simon Pettet
    • title: 'Matrix'pt 5
    • first line: Dylan made the sea...
    • last line: remembrance of a good act'
    • publication: Saturday Morning 4 (London)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in:
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) p.76;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.500-501
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: Simon Pettet
    • title: 'Matrix'pt 6
    • first line: open as dream through a door...
    • last line: Tremayne
    • publication: Saturday Morning 4 (London)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in:
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) p.76;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.501
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: Simon Pettet
    • title: 'Matrix'pt 7
    • first line: a wild spectral object...
    • last line: to unmistakable mask
    • publication: Saturday Morning 4 (London)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in:
      • Polytechnic of Central London British Poetry Conference booklet (1977) pp.81-82;
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.77-78;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.502-503
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: Simon Pettet
    • title: 'Matrix'pt 8 first line (1977): dawn light encounters gravitational mass... first line (later versions): Sun rises on gravitational mass...
    • last line: in your soul
    • publication: Saturday Morning 4 (London)
    • date: 1977
    • reprinted in:
      • Polytechnic of Central London British Poetry Conference booklet (1977) pp.82-84;
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.78-79;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.504-505
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: Simon Pettet
    • title: 'from The Dark Time 1.'
    • first line: when you say understand...
    • last line: magma
    • publication: Rune 2 (London) pp.16-127
    • date: 1978
    • title: 'from The Dark Time 2.'
    • first line: "the appearance of liberty...
    • last line: an ark
    • publication: Rune 2 (London) p.17
    • date: 1978
    • title: 'from The Dark Time 3.'
    • first line: making love...
    • last line: the audience laughs
    • publication: Rune 2 (London) p.17
    • date: 1978
    • title: 'Herne the Hunter'
    • first line: in a green velvet dress...
    • last line: recoils in the black humus
    • publication: Rune 2 (London) pp.15-16
    • date: 1978
    • reprinted in: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) 13 p.32
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: 'Pierre Vidal the wolf'
    • first line: one version tells how he...
    • last line: mad lord
    • publication: Rune 2 (London) pp.14-15
    • date: 1978
    • reprinted in: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.58-59
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Elegy 15: Neruda'
    • first line: they rise against misery...
    • last line: above the drudgeries of dirty Intelligence
    • publication: Spanner 13 (London)
    • date: 1978
    • reprinted in:
      • Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.1-2;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.65-66
    • year of composition: 1977-1978
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: hands passive for the cigarette years to come...
    • last line: rock and sea the stoic example
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: borrowing the paths of the fraudulent sea...
    • last line: to the mackerel sky
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: torrential streams fifty million years...
    • last line: sun stone perpetual foam
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: to find within the revolution a place to work and create...
    • last line: children reduced to a clothed gaze at the sun
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: mirror the extent and diversity of the earth's surface...
    • last line: 1557 and any other time
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: he is original...
    • last line: the tridentine hand of Neptune
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: earth's damned...
    • last line: slip into the undifferentiating sea
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: drugged hunter in the earth seas...
    • last line: seed into summer wireless space
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: his flesh dreaded the cold...
    • last line: at a distance
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: we are not for your gloomy inspection...
    • last line: reinhabitation
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: from vortex cleft tongue...
    • last line: a liquid fate seeps into words
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: what is the uncharted reach...
    • last line: sea leader
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: fifty million years torrential snow...
    • last line: to believe in one sea road
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: high weather places where solids and fluids meet...
    • last line: precipitate the scatter and hang there
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: long cliches underset cliffs...
    • last line: beyond magma and igneous rocks
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: who has shut up the sea with doors...
    • last line: divided a watercourse
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: borders join and a red sail...
    • last line: far out
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: hot limestone shines into marble...
    • last line: defining unprecedented and totalitarian
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: always recommencing...
    • last line: the hollow alterations
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: when experience has nothing...
    • last line: as he is selected to obtain intelligence inland
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: liquid...
    • last line: yet it moves
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: slow tribal vanity cannot contain revolt...
    • last line: from a Centre
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: to be left to natural sentences...
    • last line: waves banal mathematical role and thud
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: hats off to the Sea...
    • last line: bonjour Monsieur Courbet
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: zu dem raschen Wasser spricht: ich bin...
    • last line: tellus the Earth
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: at the limit of fertile ground
    • last line: (none--a one line entry)
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: they have learned from the sea...
    • last line: never does it tire of its lace-fan of silver and silk
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: water crowds the arterial banks...
    • last line: flow in the clepsidra encircles the Earth
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: leave hope...
    • last line: draw back together
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: thus gan...
    • last line: hooly her figure
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: lame and blind pilgrims were conveyed...
    • last line: Gowan's call cut in the face
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: the I scathed by moonrise between striations...
    • last line: intermediate surfaces
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: far from the interiors...
    • last line: land locked
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: stars in the magnificence...
    • last line: in my esteem
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: song explodes in reason aged land...
    • last line: open to the scars
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: his sea is left: past rhetoric...
    • last line: white sand whisperer
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: then it thundered for the first time...
    • last line: Thunder
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: sea song sung by the sea in us...
    • last line: knowing about knowledge
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: after seventyfour ledges...
    • last line: deep shells exhale unseen unheard
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: this calm repeating fountain...
    • last line: bird life
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: rocks help destroy memory...
    • last line: king my father's
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: the green miser merman Wisdom
    • last line: (none, one line entry)
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: untitled constituent card of 'Precipice of Fishes'
    • first line: and the unique white track of sea trumpets
    • last line: (none, one line entry)
    • publication: Precipice of Fishes (Writers Forum, London)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977-1979
    • dedication: Barrie and Howell Daniels
    • title: 'Windsor Forest' pt 1
    • first line: holly thickness projected impervious...
    • last line: "the very hounds with which thou hunted me shall lick thy blood"
    • publication: Windsor Forest (Pig Press, Newcastle upon Tyne)
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in:
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) item 1;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.67-69
    • dedication: Bill Butler
    • title: 'Windsor Forest' pt 2
    • first line: Expert beyond us in woodcraft...
    • last line: the allegiances
    • publication: Windsor Forest (Pig Press, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1979)
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.69-70
    • dedication: Bill Butler
    • title: 'from Shadow borders'
    • first line: a man's body a soft...
    • last line: answers in conception
    • publication: From Shadow borders (Twisted Wrist, Paris)
    • date: 1979
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: 'Elegy 12: Modigliani'
    • first line: stone carved perfect eggs...
    • last line: corduroy costume
    • publication: Adam: internatonal review 419-421 (London) p.39
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in:
      • Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) p.53;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.481
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Elegy 23: The secret adventures of order'
    • first line: the intelligence of the spectator...
    • last line: seven or eight others underneath it you can't tell about
    • publication: Adam: internatonal review 419-421 (London) p.51
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp. 61-62
    • year of composition: 1976
    • dedication: Poussin
    • title: 'Elegy 16: Catling'
    • first line: the willow twig in full leaf...
    • last line: after the arrow
    • publication: Alembic 8 (Orpington, Kent) p.4
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) p.55
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Elegy 18: Jackson Pollock as Herne'
    • first line: on bone head bone mask...
    • last line: the living dead shut away
    • publication: Alembic 8 (Orpington, Kent) pp.5-6
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.53-54
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Elegy 14: Zukofsky'
    • first line: "the stone cringes...
    • last line: which shore
    • publication: Alembic 8 (Orpington, Kent) pp.1-3;
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in:
      • Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.3-4;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.466-468
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Friends, writers'
    • first line: "that gentle but persistent pressure...
    • last line: I am no longer the same man"
    • publication: Maxy's Journal 2 (Nashville, Tennessee) p.40
    • date: 1979
    • title: 'Spicer: Elegy 13'
    • first line: sung through the forest mirror...
    • last line: King glass
    • publication: Maxy's Journal 2 (Nashville, Tennessee) pp.38-39
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.51-52
    • year of composition: 1978
    • dedication: Jack Spicer
    • title: none
    • first line: from all angles lines converge cross to points...
    • last line: through intersection of loci their multiplicity may become revelatory
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: Bruce stood at last...
    • last line: at the empty canvas
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: every matted shoreline...
    • last line: below us the germinal universe of wood alive
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: cell and tissue...
    • last line: in which to dance
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: to Jarrell the occasional...
    • last line: no beginning and no end-1950 film
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: rain spears force sea flat under split light...
    • last line: contour ploughed scapes
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: you made your history...
    • last line: "further"
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: an anchor plumbed into the adamanian bay...
    • last line: a floated life the buoyant islands tackle
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: a boy stares with drastic knowledge...
    • last line: without sacrifice
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: masks as the stag king...
    • last line: with blood-stained handprints
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: courage to the spiral surfaces... of thought
    • last line: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: suckled by a she-wolf...
    • last line: support and Spider
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: the line is quick...
    • last line: coral bones in private collections item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: lacerated skin...
    • last line: the art forces
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: a river bends into a peak forest...
    • last line: juice falls in shapely runs
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: the prairie floor...
    • last line: those scum corners in harbour
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: a tree bridge flung across matted ravine...
    • last line: from our hill home
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: his line dilates...
    • last line: the white bed
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: a stage for illumination...
    • last line: a ripe volcano
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: seeds fall in design in white sands...
    • last line: how will it lie
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: in 1937 Jungian analysis...
    • last line: Jungian automatism
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: safety a head through breaking sea...
    • last line: an island in the city floor
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: amorous bestiality enforced in Consualia...
    • last line: we tolerate an image
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: fear of the white the black sea...
    • last line: the Discovery locked in southern ice
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: shavings scent from pines...
    • last line: marvellous bread and pies
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: her white thighs in white cockle rays...
    • last line: sea sap from your crotch
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: chaos sown broadside...
    • last line: masterless
    • publication: item in 'Pollock Record' in P.S. (Primary sources on the international performing arts) 2 (London) pp.12-13
    • date: 1979
    • title: 'Deer hunt'
    • first line: weeping dark in their seats...
    • last line: against crumbling alternates of law
    • publication: Soma 1 (Colchester, Essex) pp.21-22
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in:
      • A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.334-35;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.81-82;
      • Fire Readings ed. David Applefield et al. (Frank Books, Vincennes, 1991) pp.120-121
    • year of composition: 1979
    • epigraph: Gauguin
    • title: 'Midsummer: the longest day' pt 1
    • first line: will non but Herne the Hunter serve your turn ?...
    • last line: and leave poetry first appeared in Windows 7 (Eastbourne, Sussex) unpaginated
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) p.22
    • year of composition: (1977
    • title: 'Midsummer: the longest day' pt 2
    • first line: und liess' alle Poeterei !...
    • last line: a brilliance in deserted Taos. first appeared in Windows 7 (Eastbourne, Sussex) unpaginated
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.22-23
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: 'Midsummer: the longest day' pt 3
    • first line: mon coeur, comme un oiseau...
    • last line: orchards in polis first appeared in Windows 7 (Eastbourne, Sussex) unpaginated
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.23-25
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: 'Midsummer: the longest day' pt 4
    • first line: in this country...
    • last line: when night dogs run all sorts of deer are chas'd first appeared in Windows 7 (Eastbourne, Sussex) unpaginated
    • date: 1979
    • reprinted in: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lncashire) pp.25-28
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: 'In time of war: 1980 mediate'
    • first line: gold leaf fruit...
    • last line: "the song's high breath"
    • publication: 1980 Mediate (Zunne Heft, Maidstone) pp.1-7
    • date: 1980
    • title: 'New Year 1977'
    • first line: "the last hare stiffens into sculpture as catastrophe approaches"...
    • last line: prompts the upsurge of reason
    • publication: 1980 Mediate (Zunne Heft, Maidstone) pp.8-9
    • date: 1980
    • reprinted in:
      • The New Hungarian Quarterly 82 (Budapest, 1981) pp.73-75;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.71-72
    • dedication: Gyula Illes
    • title: 'Levelling: in honour of Gerrard Winstanley'
    • first line: making Lawes under specious pretences...
    • last line: who shall own the Sun
    • publication: 1980 Mediate (Zunne Heft, Maidstone) pp.10-12;
    • date: 1980
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.462-464
    • title: 'To vitalize'
    • first line: to vitalize the tongue...
    • last line: aerial flares in pennants farewell silk flags
    • publication: 1980 Mediate (Zunne Heft, Maidstone) pp.13-14
    • date: 1980
    • title: 'Conrad poems' pt 1
    • first line: beyond instincts for humility and vainglory...
    • last line: that is in panic blurred opportunity into nature
    • publication: 1980 Mediate (Zunne Heft, Maidstone) p.15
    • date: 1980
    • title: 'Conrad poems' pt 2
    • first line: living in a world more or less homicidal and desperately...
    • last line: a whimsical determination
    • publication: 1980 Mediate (Zunne Heft, Maidstone) p.15
    • date: 1980
    • title: 'When the days: from Jauffré Rudel'
    • first line: long days sweet songs...
    • last line: too fades
    • publication: Bunting at eighty (Coventry Arts Centre, Warwick University, 1980)
    • date: 1980
    • reprinted in:
      • Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London, 1982) pp.7-9;
      • Raise the wind for me: poems for Basil Bunting (Pig Press, Durham, 1992) as item 5
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • dedication: to Basil Bunting in 1992 printing
    • title: 'Close out mystification: bring on the bread' pt 1
    • first line: the mourning period will not with our recent deaths...
    • last line: metallurgists in sacrifice time of the cannibal classes
    • publication: Fool's House ed. Allen Fisher (Spanner, London) pp.23-24
    • date: 1980
    • reprinted in: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London, 1982) pp.1-3
    • year of composition: 1980
    • title: 'Close out mystification: bring on the bread' pt 2
    • first line: stay apart...
    • last line: The Slaughter (prose-poem)
    • publication: Fool's House ed. Allen Fisher (Spanner, London) pp.25-26
    • date: 1980
    • reprinted in: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London, 1982) pp.3-4
    • year of composition: 1980
    • title: 'Close out mystification: bring on the bread' pt 3
    • first line: how much for...
    • last line: the luck
    • publication: Fool's House ed. Allen Fisher (Spanner, London) p.26
    • date: 1980
    • reprinted in: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London, 1982) pp.4-5
    • year of composition: 1980
    • title: 'From the Exeter Book'
    • first line: both were Lord...
    • last line: bleached limestone
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.6
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Audience of trees: after Ovid and Matamorphosis X'
    • first line: after his second's wife's death Orpheus...
    • last line: a new kind of flower out of blood
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.11
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.488
    • year of composition: 1976
    • title: 'Green Man no.2'
    • first line: shock eyes lids tight back...
    • last line: by something else-by colour'
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) pp.12-13
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.489-491
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Green Man meets the Kid'
    • first line: babyfaced twenty wrinkled wrists and neck...
    • last line: rigid as tides
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) p.14
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.492
    • year of composition: 1978
    • dedication: Samuel R Delany
    • title: 'Green'
    • first line: no death not even change...
    • last line: for the isolated
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) p.16
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.493
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Wycoller' pt 1
    • first line: below matched ascidic green and yellow mustard...
    • last line: subway contacts palm strokings
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.17
    • year of composition: 1977-1978
    • dedication: Rachel Bank
    • title: 'Wycoller' pt 2
    • first line: forest beyond law...
    • last line: Guy's walking teeth part
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) pp.17-19
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1977-1978
    • dedication: Rachel Bank
    • title: 'Herne Oak'
    • first line: in full cry after dancers...
    • last line: "a hunger for green, a thirst for blue"
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.20
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: none
    • first line: pearled oak carried in royal double span...
    • last line: "climbing through the idea to my skeleton"
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) 12 p.31
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Hunter'
    • first line: ... cannot allow him to sit...
    • last line: he sees rain paving
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.36
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: none
    • first line: in blue water icicled...
    • last line: green-leaved polls the May wine again
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) pp. 37-38
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1980
    • title: none
    • first line: the coding hunter steals into wooden corners...
    • last line: theirs his always to return to leap in skins
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.39
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: 'Homage to Ferenc Juhácz no.2.Ouroboros'
    • first line: it does not bite but lets in...
    • last line: understand principles of flight
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) pp.43-46
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1975-1980
    • title: 'Orphic Herne'
    • first line: prison dedication to perfection...
    • last line: isolate the eyes
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) pp.49-50
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: 'Satyriasis'
    • first line: from foot to head green...
    • last line: to be continued
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) pp.56-57
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: 'Therioanthropy'
    • first line: a buck's head on am I a woodsman...
    • last line: "...I can only distinguish luminous and dark bodies"
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) pp.60-61
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: none
    • first line: in a clearing...
    • last line: watchful dialectic
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.63
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: none
    • first line: Oswolt Krel's left thumb is thrust...
    • last line: supports a determined pain
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.64
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: 'Herne Freewheelin'
    • first line: A small branch hung down...
    • last line: know your own
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.65
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: 'Outina consecrates the stag'
    • first line: at the return of February sun...
    • last line: King Stag
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.66
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1976
    • title: 'The world's rim'
    • first line: to American people widely the East...
    • last line: deer
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.68
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: 'Tristan's tale of madness'
    • first line: she and I drank Brangain's drink...
    • last line: the Yseut Tristan roots pushed through again
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.69
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: none
    • first line: a dance on the earth a drawing...
    • last line: in the ice age
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.70
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: 'Gifting hand'
    • first line: rain has fallen into a hand...
    • last line: towards the pull from another sun
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) pp.81-82
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: 'Bases: Herne among the poets' voices'
    • first line: I welcome this menace...
    • last line: ahead death from choking without attention
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) pp.83-84
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1977
    • title: 'Origin'
    • first line: the limiting position of the point of intersection...
    • last line: we are bewildered, run wild, or dwell like Robin Hood, outlawd [sic] and at home'
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) pp.85-88
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1976
    • title: 'Notebook 3'
    • first line: we invented one who melted ice returned Spring...
    • last line: jungles
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) pp.90-94
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1976-1980
    • title: none
    • first line: "antlers broken some time ago...
    • last line: this saddens me'
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.95
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1981
    • title: '(March 25, 1881)'
    • first line: only let the source be clean...
    • last line: "head bare and feet bare in the freshness of the world"
    • publication: A Book of Herne (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire) p.96
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1981
    • title: 'Elegy 37: O'Hara'
    • first line: pitted postquake New York...
    • last line: infusions and nightingales and strides the Bridge
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.5; 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.469
    • year of composition: 1980 (broadcast on Radio 3 'Poetry Now' programme 7 Nov 1980)
    • title: 'Elegy 40: Twentieth Century'pt 1
    • first line: feather your oars...
    • last line: song thrush sipping at a pool under a pump
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.7
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.470
    • year of composition: 1980
    • dedication: Muriel Rukeyser
    • title: 'Elegy 40: Twentieth Century'pt 2
    • first line: the kite soars for prey...
    • last line: the People's emptied memory
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.7-8
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.471
    • year of composition: 1980
    • dedication: Muriel Rukeyser
    • title: 'Elegy 40: Twentieth Century'pt 3
    • first line: words assemble shared memory...
    • last line: that enfolds him speaks in his tones'
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.8-9
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.472-473
    • year of composition: 1980
    • dedication: Muriel Rukeyser
    • title: 'Elegy 41: Brecht'
    • first line: Ming the Sun and Moon together we have learned...
    • last line: in the damaged east sky
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) pp.11-13
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in:
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.75-77;
      • Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.474-476
    • year of composition: 1980
    • title: 'Elegy 11: Ford'
    • first line: One dread knocked out another...
    • last line: toward
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.15-17
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1976-1977
    • dedication: Lee Harwood
    • title: 'Elegy 17: Melville'
    • first line: at his unfavourable circumstances desk all day...
    • last line: followed
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.21-22
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.477-478
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Elegy 1: Wonders of Nature'
    • first line: Druid Stone passes under me...
    • last line: to bring ends together
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.23-29
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1973-1974
    • dedication: Pound and Kerouac
    • title: 'Elegy 6: William Carlos Williams'
    • first line: the only man....
    • last line: from old shapes
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.35
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.479
    • year of composition: 1975
    • dedication: Jim Pennington
    • title: 'Elegy 39: Henry Miller'
    • first line: actually you don't have a choice...
    • last line: vanished
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.37-38
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1980
    • title: 'Elegy 28: De Sade'
    • first line: if M.de Sade is not removed from the Bastille...
    • last line: from the final stages of bones under Presidents
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.39
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Elegy 38: for Vallejo'
    • first line: will the Earth turn in silence the forgotten rents...
    • last line: contempt in the tempestuous floodlit dawn after dawn
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.43
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1980
    • title: 'Elegy 35: Monk Lewis'
    • first line: from his Jamaican estates he returned...
    • last line: with "Puck" by Sir Joshua Reynolds over the mantle
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.45
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.480
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: 'Elegy 31: Samuel Palmer' pt 1
    • first line: money and beef are not solid in the mind...
    • last line: under a warm bending moon
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.51
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Elegy 31: Samuel Palmer' pt 2
    • first line: walking in a tepid bath....
    • last line: that deathly single vision
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.51-52
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Elegy 31: Samuel Palmer' pt 3
    • first line: Blake's elastic nervous spring which belongs...
    • last line: our precious possessions stolen over a life-time
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.52
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Elegy 19: Cornell'
    • first line: in cupboard life object and events...
    • last line: down falls hysteron-proteron the rational
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp. 57-58
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978
    • dedication: Paul Hammond
    • title: 'Elegy 20: Bernard Leach'
    • first line: the firbres float uniformly in vegetable starch...
    • last line: on a milk white hand glaze
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp. 59-60
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1968
    • title: 'Elegy 27: Monet'
    • first line: "nature will never stand still"...
    • last line: he blows categories out of the window
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.63-64
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.482-483
    • year of composition: 1977-1978
    • title: 'Elegy 30: Courbet'
    • first line: white open works...
    • last line: before the levels of horizon
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.65
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1976
    • title: 'Elegy 36: Chardin '
    • first line: monkeys play connoisseurs and painters...
    • last line: I have to forget everything I have seen
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.67
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: 'Elegy 26: Hendrix'
    • first line: to be on your own...
    • last line: the kid split'
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.69-71
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979-1980
    • dedication: Ulli McCarthy (Freer)
    • title: 'Elegy 29: Mahler'
    • first line: with Dionysus in the forest...
    • last line: from a naked emaciated body
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.79
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: 'Elegy 33: Mingus erect'
    • first line: at Atlantic Records Sunday night rain...
    • last line: above one another'
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.81;
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979 (broadcast on Radio 3 'Poetry Now' programme, 7 Nov 1980)
    • title: 'Elegy 21: W.C.Fields'
    • first line: the country is fraught with marauders...
    • last line: by the toes
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.83-84
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Elegy 22: Lenny Bruce'
    • first line: he drowned couldn't get out of the car...
    • last line: kill him after the show
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.85
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Elegy 9: Gramsci. version (b)'
    • first line: dream back to a time when punctuality was new...
    • last line: "liberty grew possible only for the inner life will solely to resist"
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.87-90;
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1976-1980 (cf.separate version in Alembic 6 (Orpington, Kent, 1977) pp.45-48)
    • dedication: Colin Simms
    • title: 'Elegy 24: Wittgenstein'
    • first line: nothing left to chance...
    • last line: me
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) pp.91-92
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.484-485
    • dedication: Alan Shelston
    • title: 'Elegy 25: Rules of the game'
    • first line: who will help me out of this skin...
    • last line: hawk moths out of their sweat
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.97
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: 'Elegy 32: Robert Hooke'
    • first line: ceiinosstum / in love with springs...
    • last line: with the tension thereof
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.93
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1978
    • title: 'Elegy 34: Jung'
    • first line: the art of splitting stones can be learned...
    • last line: and raised to 'the status of one who plays'
    • publication: Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.95
    • date: 1981
    • year of composition: 1979
    • title: 'First Legal'
    • first line: a feudal ether in the interstices...
    • last line: outdated pet is outmoded ideology
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 1
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Second Legal'
    • first line: what if on a white surface...
    • last line: old spells cling to panelled walls
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 2
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Third Legal'
    • first line: Vidocq con snout...
    • last line: was not ashamed at all'
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 3
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Fourth Legal'
    • first line: by whose surprise devices...
    • last line: while you float offshore
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 4
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Fifth Legal'
    • first line: naked kniving priests...
    • last line: for production
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 5
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Sixth Legal'
    • first line: trained in command...
    • last line: exhibition as instruction
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 6
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Seventh Legal'
    • first line: absurd confidence in shapeless noise...
    • last line: by legal fiction
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 7
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Eighth Legal'
    • first line: the black snow king who drives...
    • last line: they have survived and will
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 8
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Ninth Legal'
    • first line: "do not make me do evil to myself"...
    • first line: from Beauty and Beast
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 9
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Tenth Legal'
    • first line: captured in memory...
    • last line: a snake coagulant
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 10
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Eleventh Legal'
    • first line: a verb walks into the museum...
    • last line: science and religion'
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in:
      • The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 11
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.104
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Twelfth Legal'
    • first line: forests go down...
    • last line: to supplements
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 12
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Thirteenth Legal'
    • first line: of transformation quantity into quality...
    • last line: in chaos is repetition
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 13
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Fourteenth Legal'
    • first line: before the high fanciful cathedral...
    • last line: brothers
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 14
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Fifteenth Legal'
    • first line: see someone you know in the madness queue...
    • last line: as they carve initials on his stomach chest and hands
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 15;
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Sixteenth Legal'
    • first line: seated separate...
    • last line: vacuum master
    • publication: Figs 7-8 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1981
    • reprinted in: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)item 16
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'New York 1965'
    • first line: bare grain to your feet...
    • last line: conversation turning together in our speech (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.5-6
    • date: 1982
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.83;
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Greetings: 15/12/80'
    • first line: the horizon...
    • last line: in hope itself
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.6-7
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980
    • title: 'Bruno the stranger'
    • first line: topics shrink arguments freeze...
    • last line: turns and expects following (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.9-10
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: interviewing continues inside the box...
    • last line: October language (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.10-11
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: saturated with rules...
    • last line: and that's happiness (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.11-13
    • date: 1982
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.84-85
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: with sound turned up...
    • last line: vibrating multiples (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.13-14
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Message'
    • first line: no hero in a grade journey...
    • last line: everything one invents is true
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.14-15
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'no title'
    • first line: best to refuse it...
    • last line: nothing heard nothing to bug (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.16
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'no title'
    • first line: in the endless procession....
    • last line: procession endless the in (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.16-17
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'The party'
    • first line: looking back...
    • last line: this is a denial (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.17-18
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • epigraph: Spinoza
    • title: 'Staying is nowhere / The Sardinian Prisoner / "Strugglers in the desert"' pt 1
    • first line: purity control advances...
    • last line: interest judges (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.18-20
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Staying is nowhere / The Sardinian Prisoner / "Strugglers in the desert"' pt 2
    • first line: who does not suffuse the golden glow...
    • last line: after life-cosmic strictness (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.20-21
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • epigraph: Oxford English Dictionary and Swift
    • title: 'Staying is nowhere / The Sardinian Prisoner / "Strugglers in the desert"' pt 3
    • first line: Your split resewn body Guy...
    • last line: sumptuous funeral through closed streets (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.21-22
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • epigraph: Rilke
    • title: 'Time levels tense levels'
    • first line: they are armed...
    • last line: a snap (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.22
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: Alive in parts of this century...
    • last line: hypocrite double
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.23
    • date: 1982
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.86-87
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: pay the tortured sick wounded starving...
    • last line: which is strong
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.23-24
    • date: 1982
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.88
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: should we revive those with a chance...
    • last line: learning to breathe to order
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.24-25
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: fed and clothes with clip round the ear...
    • last line: in "expression totality" an absorbent story (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.25-26
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: bodysnatchers music drives into your space...
    • last line: found his shape was not human
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.26-29
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: where now your prudent incapacities...
    • last line: with no name speechless in the meaning (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.29
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: through the night light they clone...
    • last line: economic edifice" (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.29-30
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'The works'
    • first line: open eyed sliced brain in the brain galaxy...
    • last line: the silence of noise (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.30-32
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: on tilt persistent...
    • last line: the world of art is not the world of pardon (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.33-34
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: to stop clarity in aftermath...
    • last line: I leapt into the vertical limestone waterfall (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.34
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • epigraph: Spinoza
    • title: '20/8/80'
    • first line: the carpet is ours made or theirs...
    • last line: from here an arc of the sharp withering horizon (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.35-36
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980
    • title: none fffhouse walls screens cannot fade... lllthe familiar begins to be natural (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.36
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: walking after dinner...
    • last line: they are hungry
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.37
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: throat cleared over the system...
    • last line: Nosferatu remakes
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.38
    • date: 1982
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.506
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: the morning looks...
    • last line: remind you
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.38-40
    • date: 1982
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.506-507
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: Fellini's sunfish giant deflates...
    • last line: on one tree
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.40-41,
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.508
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: come out of the past...
    • last line: on earth
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.41
    • date: 1982
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.508-509
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: at Faber...
    • last line: of our own
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.41-42
    • date: 1982
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.509
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: a man was seen running...
    • last line: but a killing is managed (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.42
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: white workers move in...
    • last line: all and around it space no place
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.43-45
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: speed reading is a defence...
    • last line: revolutions one after another (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.45
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Rereading the Hungrealistic Manifestoes in Kulchur 15, 1964'
    • first line: Egdon Heath absorbed civilizing manoeuvres...
    • last line: the missile felt out of its slot (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.45-46
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: hypnotized by the future's closed eye...
    • last line: in command
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.46-47
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'A work: from Ferneyhough's "Time and Motion study II" and out'
    • first line: completion, commentary, support...
    • last line: silently erased behind his back' (visual poem with lines in multiple orientation on grid paper)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.48 as fold-out
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Tarpaulin'
    • first line: a cover/ing...
    • last line: flaking climb
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.49-50
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: expert shootout...
    • last line: do your best (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.51
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: they stroke their pricks with national flags...
    • last line: duty to particularities (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.51-52
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: split ignorance in argument...
    • last line: connected by waves to command (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.52
    • date: 1982
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.89
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: a clean chill from eternity...
    • last line: unsurprised every day
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.52
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: what's in the spinning tapes...
    • last line: studies in a dying culture
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.53
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: a sea grammar to the summer isles...
    • last line: we will not be infected but infections again
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.54-55
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: the street hostile will crumble in the coming...
    • last line: arranging for 'a possible human event' (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.56-58
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: I am lying...
    • last line: why are the windows steaming up (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.58-59
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: now you're on...
    • last line: do you celebrate
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.59
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: a jagged front moves at height...
    • last line: pesticides into every hedgerow (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.59
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: a seaman gardener double story teller...
    • last line: enough to break
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.59-61
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'After "About Zhivago and his poems"'
    • first line: shot by three teenage thugs...
    • last line: over burning streets
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) p.61
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981 genre: prose poem
    • title: 'Dog-proof room important for our "oxygen' lines"'
    • first line: replication god beams down the variety virus...
    • last line: remember contempt in the eyes (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.61-62
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: none
    • first line: athletes sleep away their lives...
    • last line: death is a gaze that change (prose-poem)
    • publication: Interrogation rooms; poems 1980-1981 (Spanner, London) pp.62-64
    • date: 1982
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Address'
    • first line: as separation approaches...
    • last line: discovered disclosed arisen
    • publication: Address (Shadowcat, [Gateshead])
    • date: 1983
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.90-97 as 'Address 1'
    • title: 'Address. 2.'
    • first line: monotonous excitements...
    • last line: find our own
    • publication: Figs 9 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1983
    • reprinted in: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton, 1991) pp.24-25
    • title: 'Deep erasure'
    • first line: towards the P'Oasis a white dress...
    • last line: Robert Desnos walks towards us
    • publication: Figs 9 (New Malden, Surrey)
    • date: 1983
    • title: 'Letter to Colin Simms'
    • first line: grace in water buoyances...
    • last line: then makes a swallow a dagger in his researches
    • publication: North Dakota Quarterly 51/4 pp.57-58
    • date: 1983
    • title: 'Letter to Jerome Rothenberg'
    • first line: to live forwards look
    • last line: and tropic isles
    • publication: North Dakota Quarterly 51/4 pp.58-59
    • date: 1983
    • title: 'Letter to Thomas A. Clark'
    • first line: the boy who made lists of music...
    • last line: elysian contracts where no heroic asphodel lasts
    • publication: North Dakota Quarterly 51/4 p.60
    • date: 1983
    • title: 'Origin'
    • first line: sun worshipers stroke their knives...
    • last line: hope that is thanks in creation
    • publication: Three Letters (Spanner, London) no. 1
    • date: 1984
    • year of composition: 1983
    • dedication: Paige Mitchell
    • title: 'Letter to Lee Harwood: sea discoveries'
    • first line: a looming story tracks a sea desire to be away...
    • last line: wave breaks on a windswept beach
    • publication: Three Letters (Spanner, London) no. 2
    • date: 1984
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.98-101
    • title: 'Letter to Ulla and John Dydo'
    • first line: sometimes ...
    • last line: gifts
    • publication: Three Letters (Spanner, London)no. 3
    • date: 1984
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.102-103
    • title: 'from Paul Green's poem'
    • first line: from a slicked sea...
    • last line: blue stars flash blue forest
    • publication: Variations / various artists (Spectacular Diseases, Peterborough)
    • date: 1985
    • title: 'Seventeenth Legal'
    • first line: with free competitor...
    • last line: Poets and Women no longer fear except their apes
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 17
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Eighteenth Legal'
    • first line: night focussed eye...
    • last line: who sat under the table whose promise
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 18
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.105
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Nineteenth Legal'
    • first line: we think in fact we believe...
    • last line: we are women and men of general principles
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 19
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Twentieth Legal'
    • first line: alone with guns...
    • last line: the Press confirmed you
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 20
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Twentyfirst Legal'
    • first line: Great American Queen speaks...
    • last line: a past joined from sceptical scenes
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 21
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Twentysecond Legal'
    • first line: king and brother cry the poor...
    • last line: brings a smile to your teeth
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 22
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.106
    • year of composition: 1980-1981;
    • title: 'Twentythird Legal'
    • first line: in war the people become obedient again...
    • last line: then we can carry on
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 23
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.107
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Twentyfourth Legal'
    • first line: any person who seems nervous to you...
    • last line: and what do you sell and buy
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 24
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.108
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Twentyfifth Legal'
    • first line: a rare authenticity...
    • last line: corral and star in frozen dust discarded
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 25
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Twentysixth Legal'
    • first line: the star system goals my project...
    • last line: as that a sport goes on as forever rules for life
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 26
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Twentyseventh Legal'
    • first line: retaken felon...
    • last line: for surgery
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 27
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Twentyeighth Legal'
    • first line: "civilization is largely the history of weapons"...
    • last line: understand that
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire)item 28
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in:
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) p.109;
      • Revue de Poïétique Comparée 1/1 (Paris, 1989-1990) pp.53-54
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Twentyninth Legal'
    • first line: in 1917 Lukacs deposited a suitcase...
    • last line: write (prose-poem)
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 29
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Thirtieth Legal'
    • first line: empty she...
    • last line: homes into branches
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 30
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Thirtyfirst Legal'
    • first line: from the rubber tree boardrooms...
    • last line: their glowing west
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 31
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Thirtysecond Legal: '
    • first line: disolved with frostbite they love...
    • last line: the Harrow the Bed the Designer
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 32
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.510-511
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • dedication: The Media Rig
    • title: 'Thirtythird Legal: Art and Society'
    • first line: "more and more"...
    • last line: is there no way out of time the death telephone (prose-poem)
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 33
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.512
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Thirtyfourth Legal'
    • first line: carnival is farewell to meat but if...
    • last line: the octupus palace
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 34
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.513-514
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Thirtyfifth Legal: November 1, 1972'
    • first line: from Europe's wreckage...
    • last line: did you sign this
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 35
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • epigraph: (Ezra Pound)
    • title: 'Thirtysixth Legal'
    • first line: command authority...
    • last line: the judge delivers
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 36
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Thirtyseventh Legal'
    • first line: the dammed pious...
    • last line: where you live
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 37
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Thirtyeighth Legal'
    • first line: savage masters double cross...
    • last line: and intervene and turn and turn
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 38
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Thirtyninth Legal'
    • first line: now is dying...
    • last line: offering
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 39
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Fortieth Legal'
    • first line: Gatsby turned into foul dust...
    • last line: they make theatre in themselves
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 40
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Fortyfirst Legal'
    • first line: a conquered people...
    • last line: a conquered people failed
    • publication: The legal poems: 29 December 1980-30 May 1981 (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire) item 41
    • date: 1986
    • year of composition: 1980-1981
    • title: 'Peace project no.2'
    • first line: your assignment is to...
    • last line: they weren't just weird, they have machine guns
    • publication: Angel Exhaust 6 (Southend, Essex) pp.51-52
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in:
      • Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London, 1989) pp.3-4;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.113-114
    • epigraph: Harry Matthews
    • title: 'Peace project no.3'
    • first line: then he says...
    • last line: away at last
    • publication: Angel Exhaust 6 (Southend, Essex) pp.52-53
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London, 1989) pp.5-6
    • title: 'Peace project no.4 Recital after Corbin's 'Avicenna''
    • first line: inside the gaze...
    • last line: resentment staked into its dead earth
    • publication: Angel Exhaust 6 (Southend, Essex) pp.53-55
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London, 1989) pp.7-9
    • title: 'Peace project no.5'
    • first line: sheer fluke...
    • last line: elevates last flukes
    • publication: Angel Exhaust 6 (Southend, Essex) pp.55-56
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London, 1989) pp.10-11
    • title: '"Raise the wind for me"'
    • first line: so consumed...
    • last line: live and flourish'
    • publication: A dog's nose: Basil Bunting 1900/1985 ed. Michael Farley (Taxvs, Leicester, 1986) pp.15-16
    • date: 1986
    • reprinted in: Raise the wind for me: poems for Basil Bunting (Pig Press, Durham, 1992) pp.5-6
    • dedication: Basil Bunting
    • title: 'Peace project no.6 Homage to Basil Bunting'
    • first line: seed fitted to earth...
    • last line: the shame of these writings
    • publication: First Offence 2 (Stodmarsh, Kent) pp.27-29
    • date: 1987
    • reprinted in:
      • Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London, 1989) pp.12-14;
      • Raise the wind for me: poems for Basil Bunting (Pig Press, Durham, 1992) item 2
    • dedication: Peter Makin
    • epigraph: Norman Mailer
    • title: 'Peace project no.7 Youth'
    • first line: then out from...
    • last line: each absolute a gaze a kiss in loyalty
    • publication: First Offence 2 (Stodmarsh, Kent) pp.30-31
    • date: 1987
    • reprinted in: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London, 1989) pp.15-16
    • title: 'from Conrad poems'
    • first line: make for wildness while we can...
    • last line: targets fade and a species shifts
    • publication: First Offence 2 (Stodmarsh, Kent) p.32
    • date: 1987
    • title: 'Peace project no.1: Talus'
    • first line: in cave overhang...
    • last line: beginning again
    • publication: Talus 1 (London) pp.5-6
    • date: 1987
    • reprinted in:
      • Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London, 1989) pp.1-2;
      • Selected poems (North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) pp.110-112;
      • Fire Readings ed. David Applefield et al. (Frank Books, Vincennes, 1991) pp.122-124
    • title: 'Return from expedition'
    • first line: standing before the history wall silence in question...
    • last line: tales in it
    • publication: Talus 2 (London) p.105
    • date: 1987
    • title: 'Learn fears'
    • first line: a tide turns up river...
    • last line: to learn
    • publication: Talus 2 (London) pp.106-107
    • date: 1987
    • title: 'Healing'
    • first line: emerged from wound hurt the canyon trail...
    • last line: to us held spiral in and out in one time our place
    • publication: Talus 2 (London) pp.108-109
    • date: 1987
    • title: 'A letter to Robert Duncan'
    • first line: no private experience no false lord events no...
    • last line: crested to an absence where you speak
    • publication: Talus 3 (London) p.4
    • date: 1988
    • title: 'Brief novel 3'
    • first line: did you waste his time
    • last line: legitimate
    • publication: The New British Poetry (Paladin, London) pp.201-202
    • date: 1988
    • title: none
    • first line: smell of canyon rain storm
    • last line: the winds take up
    • publication: The New British Poetry (Paladin, London) p.203
    • date: 1988
    • title: 'Peace project 5'
    • first line: have you preserved time
    • last line: desires concluded in births
    • publication: The New British Poetry (Paladin, London) pp.203-206
    • date: 1988
    • title: none
    • first line: STILL LIVE 1986
    • last line: then forward and where it is
    • publication: First Offence 4 (Stodmarsh, Kent) pp.45-46
    • date: 1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.8 Paraphrases of Nature and other correspondences'
    • first line: a rough paved courtyard between bare quarters...
    • last line: "consistently compressing elements"
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.17-18
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.9'
    • first line: lively ugliness of sleep...
    • last line: to their environment
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.19-20
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • epigraph: (René Char)
    • title: 'Peace project no.10 Communities of transmission'
    • first line: other orders' sounds can be...
    • last line: the balance acts refuse sacrofice the waste loneliness
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.21-22
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.11 Requiem'
    • first line: today in the gloomy physicality...
    • last line: "the true ship is the ship-builder"
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.23-24
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.12 The non-Kymric colony'
    • first line: he made the earth upon it and the sky...
    • last line: passionately fond of music
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.25-26
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.13 Homaggio a Pavese'
    • first line: a long white curtain draped billows out...
    • last line: the fountain surface trembles
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) p.27
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.14 Megalithic'
    • first line: constructed of large stones...
    • last line: they startle and secure every time while breath holds
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.28-29
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.15'
    • first line: progressive illuminations...
    • last line: sail after knowledge
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.30-31
    • date: 1989
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.515-517
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.16 Wilstead'
    • first line: at what point is this entrance made...
    • last line: deep colour dark pulse
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.32-33
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.17'
    • first line: as this fiction contracts...
    • last line: "old in our youth"
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.34-35
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.18 Towards human-a vocation'
    • first line: then a spell cast entered...
    • last line: masks husked lie around a naked singer
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.36-37
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.19'
    • first line: in restless...
    • last line: in silvered glistened prevention
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) p.38
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.20 Mesa and ocean'
    • first line: what hopes still possible...
    • last line: soft strong from moulding china clay
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.39-40
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.21'
    • first line: have you preserved time...
    • last line: desires concluded in births
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.41-43
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.22'
    • first line: behind eyes and their head...
    • last line: a voyage around the world
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.44-45
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Peace project no.23'
    • first line: whole body employed to keep...
    • last line: rank
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.46-47
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.1'
    • first line: to stand in its climax...
    • last line: hit a large object under water now the bow shows unsinking
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.51-52
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.2'
    • first line: once beyond immigrations and customs...
    • last line: "pockets of turbulence scattered in flowery fluid"
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.53-54
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.3'
    • first line: did you waste his time...
    • last line: legitimate
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.55-56
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.4'
    • first line: a sharp horizon means...
    • last line: longitudes never for long and greetings
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.57-58
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.5'
    • first line: I had begun to feel that the sky...
    • last line: some secrets held after the end
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) p.59
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.6 And they came to a place'
    • first line: it's a short training in camps wastelands extended noise...
    • last line: a specific social fate not a universal
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.60-61
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.7'
    • first line: one white curtain over the whole open window...
    • last line: attanur attanur
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.62-63
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.8'
    • first line: you cannot imagine your life...
    • last line: never the first the whole sky magnetic light
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) p.64
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.9. Single chance'
    • first line: a scuffle of small dents in the Sahara...
    • last line: this writing is a statement from an alley
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.65-66
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.10'
    • first line: in the first person...
    • last line: no shimmer
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) pp.67-68
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'Brief novel no.11'
    • first line: "any mountain climber...
    • last line: "how come through the living hills"
    • publication: Peace projects & brief novels, 1986-1988 (Talus Editions, London) p.69
    • date: 1989
    • year of composition: 1986-1988
    • title: 'First poem in an unpublished collection tentatively entitled "Sun"'
    • first line: origin is not past...
    • last line: to high seas and waterfalls
    • publication: Revue de Poïétique Comparée 1/1 (Paris) pp.51-52
    • date: 1989-1990
    • year of composition: 1989
    • title: 'Four explorations. no.1'
    • first line: under one thin yellow sheet...
    • last line: know it's day and opens
    • publication: Branch Redd Review 5 (Philadelphia) p.6
    • date: 1990
    • title: 'Four explorations. no.2'
    • first line: under full saturating moon...
    • last line: until you cannot know
    • publication: Branch Redd Review 5 (Philadelphia) p.7
    • date: 1990
    • title: 'Four explorations. no.3'
    • first line: at six eighteen a dark grey morning...
    • last line: too clear too unknown now known
    • publication: Branch Redd Review 5 (Philadelphia) p.7
    • date: 1990
    • title: 'Four explorations. no.4'
    • first line: the expensive dead...
    • last line: soon to have design
    • publication: Branch Redd Review 5 (Philadelphia) p.8
    • date: 1990
    • title: 'For Basil Bunting' [2]
    • first line: trees do not tear the sky...
    • last line: emerge on a Dent peak beard taut to dale wind
    • publication: High on the walls (Bloodaxe, Newcastle on Tyne) pp.98-99
    • date: 1990
    • reprinted in: Raise the wind for me: poems for Basil Bunting (Pig Press, Durham, 1992) pp.11-12
    • title: 'Season of monsters'
    • first line: a grey lake surface explodes yellow in drift oil mist...
    • last line: a double's organ as its other appears behind you
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) pp.1-2
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: 'A feast'
    • first line: steeled lake and still screen explode...
    • last line: or successors
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) pp.3-6
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: none
    • first line: no birds float rise harsh breath in their formations...
    • last line: but a virus entered early and is ready
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) p.7
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: 'A conversation. 1'
    • first line: "you are walking over mineral rights...
    • last line: falls on my face"
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) pp.8-9
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: none
    • first line: "to us his word is fresher than new water"...
    • last line: stores up and awaits the first flood
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) pp.10-11
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: none
    • first line: some cannot always leave...
    • last line: depths without him we could not experience to be completely ourselves
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) p.12
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: none
    • first line: his own victory tomb of his defeat...
    • last line: screen signs
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) p.13
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: 'A conversation. 2'
    • first line: "voluntary exile since we have no race to declare...
    • last line: the city of communications maximally purged of noise
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) p.14
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: 'Tyranny: a report'
    • first line: "while I gripped the iron railing of the steps from the sit-in...
    • last line: "reality is what must be overthrown so that human existence can begin"
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) pp.15-16
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: none
    • first line: solar tedium of governments...
    • last line: a sudden glimpse of Dürer's head
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) pp.17-18
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: none
    • first line: we began to notice our language...
    • last line: a figure is starting to appear'
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) pp.19-20
    • date: 1991
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.521-522
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: 'Net'
    • first line: this is the year the door remains unlocked...
    • last line: an eight-legged dog barks silence
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) pp.21-22
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: none
    • first line: she looked out...
    • last line: a neighbourhood
    • publication: Season of monsters: poems 1989-1990 (Writers Forum, London) p.23
    • date: 1991
    • year of composition: 1989-1990
    • title: 'With Maquis'
    • first line: 3 September 1939 a wizened traitor voice...
    • last line: to wait
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) pp.2-5
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'South and East'
    • first line: to escape to discover...
    • last line: and the lure of long voyages
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) pp.5-6
    • date: 1991
    • dedication: Paul Bowles
    • title: 'The hunter'
    • first line: sudden heavy hailstones on the trail...
    • last line: to their own fires
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) pp.7-8
    • date: 1991 (1985)
    • title: 'High'
    • first line: it is no good up there...
    • last line: on a slab in Rome
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.8
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'Care of self'
    • first line: form himself as the ethical subjectof his actions...
    • last line: do not linger in the rut of results
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.9
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'John Cage and Electric Phoenix'
    • first line: let us carry on together without trying...
    • last line: to the sources of formal power
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.9
    • date: 1991
    • title: none
    • first line: there are days, he said, when I want...
    • last line: enthusiasm that lifts the weight of years
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.10
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'It begins to be clearer'
    • first line: everyone had been at liberty to hope...
    • last line: with terrible precautions
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) pp.10-11
    • date: 1991
    • title: none
    • first line: poetry is not illustrations...
    • last line: space out from a house of burdens
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.11
    • date: 1991
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.519
    • title: 'Death of René Char'
    • first line: dawn is repeated as far...
    • last line: the beginnings of truth?
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) pp.11-12
    • date: 1991
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.519-520
    • title: '8 8 88'
    • first line: a move in a structure of danger...
    • last line: me choked me a velocity legend interference
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.12
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'Sunless'
    • first line: "they sell us our youth and our religion...
    • last line: the battle regained its velocity at the same time as its suffering
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) pp.13-14
    • date: 1991
    • dedication: Chris Marker
    • title: none
    • first line: a hunter stops in a glade...
    • last line: the moment of power and invulnerability absolute
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.14
    • date: 1991
    • dedication: Jonathan Williams
    • title: 'So far'
    • first line: half way through the canal a dhow...
    • last line: without the help of ordnance maps
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.15
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'no title'
    • first line: "miracle of total transformation of beings and objects...
    • last line: tomorrow visions on the passage of poems
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.15
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'Death of Hypnos'
    • first line: wealthy movies that pauperise...
    • last line: "passionate powers and rules of action"
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) pp.16-17
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'Oracle'
    • first line: we have come to be your serpent...
    • last line: a sort of man always in advance of his excrements'
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.18
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'Escapes'
    • first line: important for him to escape from all...
    • last line: an agent of justice was coming'
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.19
    • date: 1991
    • title: none
    • first line: that boy would never be again...
    • last line: although wells have been removed'
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.19
    • date: 1991
    • title: none
    • first line: the human being is perfect...
    • last line: but his eyes are needed for killing"
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.20
    • date: 1991
    • title: none
    • first line: cane chairs on a Bangkok river balcony...
    • last line: obsessive tunes to tell truth just as it comes to them
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.20
    • date: 1991
    • title: none
    • first line: look back too soon and the work...
    • last line: by any testament'
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.21
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'Three voices. 1.'
    • first line: day to day unjudged...
    • last line: you send to break knuckles
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.21
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'Three voices. 2.'
    • first line: "we must surmount our rage...
    • last line: our action"
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.21
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'Three voices. 3.'
    • first line: we have we have...
    • last line: primal guiltless repeatable
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.22
    • date: 1991
    • title: none
    • first line: a visiting poet notices two suitcases...
    • last line: Compel yourself to whirl about'
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.22
    • date: 1991
    • title: none
    • first line: loyalty to fear of the sea...
    • last line: you must not deceive him'
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.22
    • date: 1991
    • title: none
    • first line: into heads jerked back they pour...
    • last line: ruins emblems of the mind's history'
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.23
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'William Blake 1803'
    • first line: friend whose eyes have done me so much good...
    • last line: perverts of the imaginations'
    • publication: Resistances: A homage to René Char (RWC, Sutton) p.23
    • date: 1991
    • title: 'America, the West, and the Far East'
    • first line: a man once again arises in the wind...
    • last line: darkening waves
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.7-8
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'no title'
    • first line: Sun rise silvers a white silent glitter...
    • last line: enigmatic glow
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.9-11
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Laugharne'
    • first line: mid-afternoon high sunlight through yellow green hollow...
    • last line: a strange light
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham, 1992) pp.11-12
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Abercastle Bay March 23 1990'
    • first line: a man rows out from the brief shallow slope...
    • last line: wind clipped grass the rock weeds surge in the sea
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.12-13
    • date: 1992
    • year of composition: 1990
    • title: none
    • first line: and what do poets do in a destitute time...
    • last line: to be created
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.13-14
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'John Constable: in a time of depression: 1834'
    • first line: every gleam of sunshine is withdrawn from me...
    • last line: after the fire a still small voice
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.15
    • date: 1992
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.518
    • title: none
    • first line: the offing barred by a black bank of clouds...
    • last line: the comedy is finished
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.15
    • date: 1992
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) p.518
    • title: 'Thoreau's dawn'
    • first line: stand right fronting face to face...
    • last line: in the deep tree-shadows
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.16
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: mad joy to be in...
    • last line: between me and the hawks
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.16-17
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: cross currents of poison air...
    • last line: blinded in sunlight over a crumbled path
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.18-19
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: across time from where it used...
    • last line: a scene ends in shaking
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.19
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'All souls'
    • first line: "we are becoming divided into those who can drive...
    • last line: "seriously, it's not as bad as I sometimes think it is"
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.20
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: to awake in inherent ecstacy...
    • last line: noctivagation
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.21
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: a question of where the sun could be...
    • last line: found at last in opportunities for search
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.21-22
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: "seeking some earth to stand on...
    • last line: a question mark deep in foundations
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.23-24
    • date: 1992
    • title: A collection
    • first line: the sun shines today also...
    • last line: escapes and enters
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.25
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: "I am not ashamed it is my destiny"...
    • last line: in sea-sky outward comes towards
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.26-27
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: to use two days writing letters...
    • last line: twelve miles from here and I am now a grandfather
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.27-28
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: fake thunder lounges through windows to be closed...
    • last line: detritus pours into the clotted estuaries
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.28-29
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: panic walk the wrong way west in Piccadilly...
    • last line: cold be any time to step out
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.29-30
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Krim: an autobiography to September 1989'
    • first line: I travelled all the byways and intellectual traps...
    • last line: different conceptions are created from the wounds
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.31-34
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: halted light crystals sharp on lens...
    • last line: over your head
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.34
    • date: 1992
    • title: Civil War
    • first line: grey wool jersies camouflage trousers...
    • last line: as they were completed"
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.35-36
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Open box' pt 1
    • first line: "the hand of my thoughts"...
    • last line: from thoughts vesseled in chopped seas
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.36-37
    • date: 1992
    • dedication: Yasmin and Peterjon Skelt
    • title: 'Open box' pt 2
    • first line: on a mid-estuary bank a garbage fire blows northeast...
    • last line: "along my veins sing sea flutes from diverse existences"
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.37
    • date: 1992
    • dedication: Yasmin and Peterjon Skelt
    • title: 'Open box' pt 3
    • first line: led out from the bull man by white twine clued...
    • last line: rescued by Dionysus who married her
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.37
    • date: 1992
    • dedication: Yasmin and Peterjon Skelt
    • title: 'Open box' pt 4
    • first line: in South Hoy bay seals heads watched...
    • last line: free sounds from swimming diving and throats freed 1943
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.38
    • date: 1992
    • dedication: Peterjon and Yasmin Skelt
    • title: none
    • first line: freezing night gales wrestled with immense yards...
    • last line: battery music for the dead
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.38-39
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: tightly tied bud...
    • last line: suffuses keeps us and this huge place together
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.39-40
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: seated more or less constant...
    • last line: with thanks into the local swamp
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.40
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: our walk holds a quarter-moon...
    • last line: from word movement
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.41
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Coleridge explores'
    • first line: the common sun is born departs...
    • last line: you change equipment
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.41-42
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Lodge'
    • first line: leafed sunlight flickers strong...
    • last line: hand into thick leaves small sweet melons in their vine
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.42
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: "his favorite place to drink at the end of the day...
    • last line: under rim to rim blue
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.43
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Landshipping'
    • first line: then by seatless canoe...
    • last line: "all the children are insane"
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.43
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: harp ripples between flox and roses scarlets...
    • last line: "at the heart of insecurity where a man discovers himself"
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.44
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: "she wasn't exactly innocent"...
    • last line: "it's a slow business not wasting time"
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.44
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: dawn grows in twin elliptical long mirrors...
    • last line: blue in her porcelain
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.44-45
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'After all'
    • first line: things still chime and the photos...
    • last line: our hands hear on a yellow lichened balustrade
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.46
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'William Carlos Williams basks'
    • first line: summer is up among the huckleberries...
    • last line: and moonlight
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.46
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Lodge rooms (at Laugharne)'
    • first line: each house room is an order...
    • last line: each sound particular held in white sunlight
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.47
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Miami vice folds 1990'
    • first line: "I never figured to make sixty-five...
    • last line: the drinks are cold..."
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.47
    • date: 1992
    • year of composition: 1990
    • dedication: Harry Gluck
    • title: none
    • first line: dark sunlight...
    • last line: a deposit of "still light" not radiant
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.48
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: below this house stone basement...
    • last line: but radiate and envigorate
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.49
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: Matisse has the sun in his belly...
    • last line: with all the money had in Paris
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.49
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: who is it produced by fears...
    • last line: the dare remains before sun rises
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.50
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Copan'
    • first line: form of sculpture most frequently met...
    • last line: piled with dead
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.51
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'For Sándor Csoóri'
    • first line: where the sun stands...
    • last line: confronts the wind
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.52
    • date: 1992
    • title: '1888'
    • first line: ...which is not happiness and true life...
    • last line: from your heart
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.53
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Precipice of fishes March 1990'
    • first line: wherever may be fresh green trees...
    • last line: a living room is better if it grows
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.54-55
    • date: 1992
    • dedication: Howell Daniels
    • title: none
    • first line: the warmest clothes you own goggles...
    • last line: a chaos internalized society
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.55-56
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'The embodiment of knowledge'
    • first line: because the knife is polished...
    • last line: they think it is sharp
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.56
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Homage to Paul Eluard'
    • first line: "the last bud of the future"...
    • last line: song creates the reflex of its own revenge
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) pp.56-58
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Estuary'
    • first line: tidal a place where tides in 1538...
    • last line: where we interact
    • publication: Estuaries: poems 1989-91 (Solaris, Twickenham) p.59
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'White'
    • first line: under this thick azure...
    • last line: below ice rock at the snows
    • publication: Raise the wind for me: poems for Basil Bunting (Pig Press, Durham) pp.15-16
    • date: 1992
    • dedication: Basil Bunting
    • title: 'In Liddesdale'
    • first line: why do you read this listen to...
    • last line: he's dead we partly live around an event
    • publication: Raise the wind for me: poems for Basil Bunting (Pig Press, Durham) pp.17-18
    • date: 1992
    • dedication: Basil Bunting
    • title: none
    • first line: warm as dawn discloses...
    • last line: close analyzed complex above
    • publication: Situations 1/1 (New York)
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: sea shore gray salt...
    • last line: and more for a last long letter
    • publication: Situations 1/1 (New York)
    • date: 1992
    • title: none
    • first line: to this night with unendable...
    • last line: a cat's automatic lucidity not ours
    • publication: Situations 1/1 (New York)
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'An attempt to resist'
    • first line: remember looking for a voice...
    • last line: weather turns
    • publication: Situations 1/1 (New York)
    • date: 1992
    • title: 'Time Sight Unseen' pt 1
    • first line: in among / look at among...
    • last line: real scenes-mutual internals-all you can
    • publication: Time Sight Unseen (State University of New York at Buffalo) item 1a
    • date: 1993
    • dedication: Robert Bertholf
    • title: 'Time Sight Unseen' pt 2
    • first line: nut it-we say it-recall...
    • last line: that a fool can go wrong'
    • publication: Time Sight Unseen (State University of New York at Buffalo) item 1b
    • date: 1993
    • dedication: Robert Bertholf
    • title: 'Time Sight Unseen' pt 3
    • first line: a monster prostrate there...
    • last line: eating the great recipe
    • publication: Time Sight Unseen (State University of New York at Buffalo) item 1c
    • date: 1993
    • dedication: Robert Bertholf
    • title: 'Time Sight Unseen' pt 4
    • first line: laws of taut you made...
    • last line: what is in the briefcase
    • publication: Time Sight Unseen (State University of New York at Buffalo) item 1d
    • date: 1993
    • dedication: Robert Bertholf
    • title: '"Beware the hundred percent loyal"'
    • first line: "and what if after so many words...
    • last line: this business of walking tightropes..."
    • publication: Klaonica: poems for Bosnia ed. Ken Smith & Judi Benson (Bloodaxe, Newcastle upon Tyne) p.76
    • date: 1993
    • title: none
    • first line: dreams give words turn masks to reveal...
    • last line: universe is ununited
    • publication: Design origins: Masks book two, poems 1993-4 (Amra Imprint, Seaham, Co.Durham) item 1
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • epigraph: Robert Kelly
    • title: 'Zuni dancers'
    • first line: "now it's time for me to go to my society...
    • last line: wait like ravens like vultures
    • publication: Design origins: Masks book two, poems 1993-4 (Amra Imprint, Seaham, Co.Durham) item 2
    • date: 1994
    • reprinted in: Other: British and Irish poetry since 1970 ed. Richard Caddel and Peter Quartermain (Wesleyan University Press, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1999) 160-162
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Ideology'
    • first line: they hide a person wears them...
    • last line: come masks chant
    • publication: Design origins: Masks book two, poems 1993-4 (Amra Imprint, Seaham, Co.Durham) item 3
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: none
    • first line: "tell me about yourself make it up...
    • last line: who is fairest all's fair in war who said it was
    • publication: Design origins: Masks book two, poems 1993-4 (Amra Imprint, Seaham, Co.Durham) item 4
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • epigraph: Ezra Pound
    • title: 'Bios'
    • first line: no more hills...
    • last line: Cornet Christoph
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 1
    • date: 1994
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.523-525
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Masks'
    • first line: "the body seduced from without...
    • last line: and west from black jeweled chiefs towards awaiting ships
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 2
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Learning'
    • first line: in Náhuatl they use a phrase for the whole...
    • last line: the chemical composition of wings
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 3
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Discovery'
    • first line: back to mountain valley...
    • last line: instructions left by tea-master Sen-no-Rikyu
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 4
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: none
    • first line: even these few hours...
    • last line: dissolves at a touch of the discovering voice
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 5
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • epigraph: Thoreau
    • title: 'New Year Greeted'
    • first line: what face must wear...
    • last line: for you in about 5 minutes'
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 6
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Other news'
    • first line: people turned into things...
    • last line: desire the most sacred
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 7
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Journey'
    • first line: "the sort of complicated living...
    • last line: completed to walk shackled to the end
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 8
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'A second for Jarrett' pt 1
    • first line: masks for the only journey...
    • last line: forceful risks in excess to be recognised as order
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 9 (a)
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'A second for Jarrett' pt 2
    • first line: hear laughter in mockery...
    • last line: "wind ocean cold sky earth empty of the detritus of man"
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 9 (b)
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Conrad / Perse'
    • first line: our "share of daylight"...
    • last line: in "the triple drama"
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 10
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: none
    • first line: "sea of the trance and transgression...
    • last line: freed at limits of well-being
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 11
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Test 1' pt 1
    • first line: a supernatural being appears...
    • last line: the long is
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 21 (a)
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Test 1' pt 2
    • first line: this place slight shelter therefore none...
    • last line: naked in crazy birthday suits unarmed
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 12 (b)
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Pollen sounds'
    • first line: to make darkened woods...
    • last line: sounds of dead pollen fall
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 13
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'The career painter speaks under pressure'
    • first line: from this lookout...
    • last line: becomes a relic
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 14
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Homage to Don van Fliet'
    • first line: this song no sing-song...
    • last line: together again again
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 15
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • dedication: In memoriam Andrew Britton
    • title: 'Birth day'
    • first line: a word shouted or sung...
    • last line: as possible as costume and script are learned
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 16
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Album'
    • first line: this is what he looks like...
    • last line: face what did you say standing beside the excluded middle light
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 17
    • date: 1994
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.526-527
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Photographic memory'
    • first line: from cap to shoes father's photograph...
    • last line: one masked voyage after another with photographs
    • publication: Inheritance: Masks book one, poems 1993-1994 (Writers Forum, London) item 18
    • date: 1994
    • year of composition: 1993-1994
    • title: 'Reports'
    • first line: reports from the battlefront...
    • last line: let me bite your beautiful neck you will
    • publication: Graven Images 1 (Madison, Wisconsin) pp.226-227
    • date: 1994
    • title: 'Virtual P.C.'
    • first line: awake while asleep...
    • last line: sound afar of taped applause but distinct
    • publication: Graven Images 1 (Madison, Wisconsin) pp.228-229
    • date: 1994
    • title: 'Navigation'
    • first line: "so suddenly into sea depths disappears...
    • last line: desire for insatiable explosion
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.1-2
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Invisible man'
    • first line: on the day of memory...
    • last line: without withdrawal
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.3
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Passager: fragment from an unknown journal'
    • first line: "...at this point in passage...
    • last line: guide passport and stout boots..."
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.5
    • date: 1995
    • dedication: Drew Whitelegg
    • title: 'Counter point experience'
    • first line: the sea before and at my back...
    • last line: "living as if every moment were his last"
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.6-7
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Lifeboat man'
    • first line: his boat alongside in total respect...
    • last line: at any time launched into public sea
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.7
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Prisoners' pt 1
    • first line: dream is where mask breaks...
    • last line: no need to read that childhood sign
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.8
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Prisoners' pt 2
    • first line: dumb space repeats...
    • last line: tribe music lies in sand
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.8
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Prisoners' pt 3
    • first line: a mask fits a useless thing for a seed...
    • last line: imperfectly grasped but magic speechless
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.9
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'A recently discovered message'
    • first line: "what readiness for transformation this...
    • last line: performance"
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.10
    • date: 1995
    • reprinted in: Worlds of new measure: an anthology of five contemporary British poets ed. Clive Bush (Talus Editions, London, 1997) pp.528-529
    • epigraph: Don DeLillo
    • title: 'Some time held together'
    • first line: sea and forest...
    • last line: some time held together
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.11
    • date: 1995 genre: prose poem
    • title: 'A conventional statement'
    • first line: inside with a making urge surges need...
    • last line: once stunned each victim believes his cause
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.12 (first part of a sequence of three poems)
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Role speech'
    • first line: "I cannot love because I cannot trust...
    • last line: invent manic orders to steady destruction
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.12 (second part of sequence of three poems)
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Security core story'
    • first line: "So these five tried to make a packaged banknotes...
    • last line: one key to one box of sheets of Truth"
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.13 (third part of a sequence of three poems)
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'On Horn'
    • first line: a strained exuberant mask...
    • last line: I Want To Talk About You
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.13
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Time table'
    • first line: voice from naked performance...
    • last line: around assembly
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.14
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Obituary'
    • first line: a great painter impaled on degraded malice...
    • last line: from air and water against stone
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.14
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Wigman'
    • first line: just before dawn he unlocked his library...
    • last line: for private court alone
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.15
    • date: 1995
    • title: none
    • first line: the Sea Princess...
    • last line: the lark sings louder
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.16
    • date: 1995
    • dedication: Jackson Mac Low
    • title: 'Challenge'
    • first line: to announce defiance...
    • last line: used clothes make cut commonplace
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.17
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Tree of Life marvellous herb'
    • first line: apples are not poisonous and not all snakes...
    • last line: New York 1963 fast foods and frozen double trouble
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.18
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'The James papers' pt 1
    • first line: "the sense in the whole element of things too numerous...
    • last line: into golden strangeness of facts'
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.19
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'The James papers' pt 2
    • first line: at the Rye end of the line a resistance to...
    • last line: the thing hideously behind"
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.19-20
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'The James papers' pt 3
    • first line: "the port from which I set out was the essential loneliness...
    • last line: the bared identity was too hideous as his'
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.20
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'A canvas'
    • first line: offices behind protective glass for tyranny examples...
    • last line: "all that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves"
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.21
    • date: 1995 genre: prose poem
    • dedication: R.B.Kitaj
    • title: 'Belief prisoners' pt 1
    • first line: all the music...
    • last line: locked in present loud repeats
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.22
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Belief prisoners' pt 2
    • first line: inside electric arcades...
    • last line: daylight research library
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.22-23
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Belief prisoners' pt 3
    • first line: your second life is needed...
    • last line: their kids enter slave magic
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.23
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'The coat: Blake and Thoreau talk'
    • first line: "more! more! is the cry of the mistaken soul-...
    • last line: of the natures, and baited their hooks with darkness"
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.24
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Variations on the Duke'
    • first line: tree tongues...
    • last line: of the sunne"
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.25-26
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'With faith'
    • first line: a connoisseur fleeces his victim disappears...
    • last line: his nostalgia pursues 'confidence' as the captain climbs aboard
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.26
    • date: 1995 genre: prose poem
    • title: 'Lommel'
    • first line: a whole coat is needed...
    • last line: born to draw blood a drawing out of a creation a diet
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.27-28(misprint?)
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Price fit'
    • first line: a sports bag with labels...
    • last line: too much work'
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.28
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Song dance'
    • first line: night commands set you double free...
    • last line: whole heartedly whole
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.28-29
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Missing motives'
    • first line: confused they sleep dogmatic...
    • last line: as you now it is dissolve
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.30-31
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Round Table library'
    • first line: the green head speaks still...
    • last line: clockwork bell from encircling wall
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.31
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Double your stake'
    • first line: once on...
    • last line: performance
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.32
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'John Ashbery's head'
    • first line: rivers and mountains at a Chinese distance...
    • last line: is a trophy brought back from a frontier again
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.33
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Armed to the teeth for the teeth'
    • first line: "maybe you should wear a gun...
    • last line: look out of this window'
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.34-35
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Faked health'
    • first line: street as theatre of abduction and in woods...
    • last line: heights, boulders, and woods I love...'
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.35
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'L'état brut'
    • first line: do we hope that it is there behind...
    • last line: image guardians robed wigged made-up
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.35
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Arrests were made'
    • first line: into any grating wire netting...
    • last line: into living feast for survival
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.36
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Painting: mask'
    • first line: the blackness alerts memories of human...
    • last line: jogs by possessed overheard
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.37
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'All over'
    • first line: inside this all over...
    • last line: without security to hell
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.38
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Black ice'
    • first line: without the super naturalist motivation...
    • last line: you better than way
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.39-40
    • date: 1995
    • dedication: Ronald Sukenick
    • title: 'Mask-free travellers'
    • first line: hurry through this great solitude...
    • last line: imperfectly understood but magic
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.40-41
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Meyerhold'
    • first line: even before he speaks the actor works prepares...
    • last line: so mask life prepares for life survival which is control
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.41
    • date: 1995
    • title: none
    • first line: sudden feel unsatisfied...
    • last line: as a shedding shelterless
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.41
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Writer's face'
    • first line: "what is the importance of a writer's face?...
    • last line: is the only measure of freedom"
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.42
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Democracy from childhood'
    • first line: wills "by force of events" in borrowed...
    • last line: numbers elected by mass ignorance
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.43
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Unwanted guests'
    • first line: through the front doors into the hall...
    • last line: kitsch shines in unused cleanliness
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.44
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Limbo'
    • first line: again tonight they act as if...
    • last line: contraception of your choice one record for ever
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) pp.44-46
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'The god race'
    • first line: cults of symbolic brothers and sisters initiated...
    • last line: torture festival Jews fled to Arabia with gods
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.46
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Wanted for...'
    • first line: "5.05 returning to warm areas of sleep...
    • last line: exit a dot of that light..."
    • publication: Double your stakes: Masks book three (RWC, London) p.47
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Let there be and there was'
    • first line: their stories short stories...
    • last line: to just where we are already
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) pp.1-2
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Captain' pt 1
    • first line: each side of him...
    • last line: discovery again
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) p.3
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Captain' pt 2
    • first line: no plans or at last confessions...
    • last line: floated for wind wave rocked passage
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) p.4
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Laws of form'
    • first line: "we have come to take you apart"...
    • last line: to leave
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) pp.5-6
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Full life by mask'
    • first line: a second self fits over inside...
    • last line: full life for releasing fear into you
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) p.6
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'First intimations'
    • first line: at times unable to voice...
    • last line: he could say not completed
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) pp.7-8
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Copenhagen'
    • first line: "outside the night is governed"...
    • last line: moves to survive and end
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) p.9
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Defences'
    • first line: "the trouble I have with him is me"...
    • last line: I do not wish to go below now"
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) p.10
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Tickets'
    • first line: one eye shut sees darkness a blackness...
    • last line: for futher instruction you walk'
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) p.11
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Rites'
    • first line: more invisible masked in absorbed...
    • last line: god enactions of torture the only game
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) p.12
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Slips'
    • first line: "remember" he says "know watch"...
    • last line: in some cases it is"
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) pp.13-14
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Superficies'
    • first line: "where are you staying then"...
    • last line: stories told to vibrate old surfaces
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) p.15
    • date: 1997
    • title: 'Towards "A comedian"'
    • first line: orange inherited hoods...
    • last line: mask for rejection
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) pp.16-17
    • date: 1997
    • epigraph: Jack Spicer
    • title: 'Members'
    • first line: to hold spirits of those who entered through their arts...
    • last line: chords and lines unheard before they are made
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) p.18
    • date: 1997
    • title: none
    • first line: all cracks of innocence...
    • last line: a forest entered from familiar new entrance
    • publication: Periodical contests: Masks book four (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans) pp.19-20
    • date: 1997
    • title: none
    • first line: no projected slave design...
    • last line: break rules imagine rhythms begin again
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.11-14
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • dedication: Alok Bhalla
    • title: 'Coromandel Coast 1946'
    • first line: maps copied then drawn up corrected...
    • last line: to Wolf Creek and Second Mesa in a burnt southwest
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.15
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'Code Aztec: Code Ajanta-Hopiland and Central India'
    • first line: submissions repeated through urban stations...
    • last line: into crystal cut cave inside the geode
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.16-17
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'Transformations'
    • first line: Bacchus at the Marriage changfes water into wine...
    • last line: there exists no innocent site
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.18
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'Protection'
    • first line: with one belief makes it possible...
    • last line: brass pot balancing head and hair
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.19-20
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: should this low storied city...
    • last line: through victory chants against the prime minister
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.21-22
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • dedication: Barbara Guest
    • title: none
    • first line: they stole the fire and leased it...
    • last line: not an acquisition
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.23-26
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: It ends with a quick embrace in an airport...
    • last line: the history electrode plastered to head skin
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.27-28
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: Mies van der Rohe style small hotel...
    • last line: apart from boiled water carriers
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.29
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: no place to come back to...
    • last line: follow its eyes
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.30
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: insane as thirty-eight stops...
    • last line: death in which dreams come to us
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.31-33
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: Wealth and blood into flights...
    • last line: absorbed into a space where memory vanished
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.34
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: a shot fired random....
    • last line: imagined peopleless smokeless unrimmed
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.35
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: the beggar's hands...
    • last line: to distance
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.36-37
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: when electricity fails heat...
    • last line: who are you brake it up
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.38-39
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: extreme body distress in a journey...
    • last line: a priest issues weapons
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.40-41
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: it's Indian...
    • last line: where they got it from
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.42
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • dedication: David Mamet
    • title: none
    • first line: occupied in occupied territory a print...
    • last line: of a history it has never seen
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.43
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: a phone call over an immense mile...
    • last line: in the broken world
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.44-45
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: law hardly lays down on soil...
    • last line: lex talionis a law of retaliations
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.46
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: sacrifice is happening there...
    • last line: many hands to the work
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.47
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'no title' pt 1
    • first line: under a root branch tree children sit...
    • last line: children in noon shade as she stresses
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.48
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'no title' pt 2
    • first line: at flight's end what to offer...
    • last line: to coherences a descendent blackness
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.48
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: limits to regeneration...
    • last line: out of the curfew smell of ashes
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.49-50
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: to say embarrassing noble claims...
    • last line: army may begin at any time
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.51
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: lightning flash new rose thunder...
    • last line: contains sacrifice on the home run
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.52
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: '"The dreamlike world of India"'
    • first line: "weird" to a Swiss mentalist...
    • last line: Human beings at least partly control their conditions
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.53-54
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986 genre: prose poem
    • title: none
    • first line: on her black oiled hair...
    • last line: world sounds infection
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.55
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • epigraph: V.S.Naipul
    • title: none
    • first line: now in these hot nights hibiscus days...
    • last line: that rises to kill now
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.56-57
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • dedication: Will Rowe
    • title: none
    • first line: potted body ash...
    • last line: among animals
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.58
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: a breach in fear and a hand...
    • last line: with signs that must be familiar
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.59-60
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: no matter how far back...
    • last line: obscurely
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.61-62
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: we live under terror back there...
    • last line: heavy when the kids are out
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.63
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: a squareless city...
    • last line: they sit there on edge in Daultabad
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.64
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: rushed me in a passage between...
    • last line: is this why our common tongue flares between us
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.65
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: even the narrow gauge line...
    • last line: discards stale against this order
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.66
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: fierce streams ...
    • last line: profound terror
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.67
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: this is no country for youth...
    • last line: for daughters and sons of the 1946 beggars
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.68
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: a scramble for coins and bent notes...
    • last line: but this scene and that back and back
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.69
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: I did not my pink and pale brown hands...
    • last line: on a still cassette
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.70-71
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: inside electoral circuits a vote...
    • last line: brain sand
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.72
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: South in...
    • last line: lives crawl from water holes to bask
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.73
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'Desolation'
    • first line: an axehead bounces off old teak...
    • last line: as debt rises from the swamp
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.74
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: in deep ignorance I should silence...
    • last line: is to be left
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.75
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: burning ghats banyan avenues Mughals...
    • last line: flaking desire
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.76
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • epigraph: D.H.Lawrence
    • title: none
    • first line: she holds Une Etrange Aventure a sign...
    • last line: do to us under pressures repeated
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.77
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: off the camouflage rifle street...
    • last line: to "the great empty mouth of chaos"
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.78-79
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: a rush cradle floats on lodges in rushes...
    • last line: in a viewfinder one reflects one
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.80-81
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: on baked rock iced murrain rock...
    • last line: silted to under us here
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.82
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: "Indians are often sullen and argumentative..."
    • last line: waiting in the long rebirths
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.83
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: where the new flows...
    • last line: shouting Give this to your friend
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.84-85
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: who should be hooded from such glare...
    • last line: crushed and back there a secure entrance exit
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.86
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: night blue fruit...
    • last line: flight angles camera angle prevent in limited engagement
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.87-88
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'Nizan Club'
    • first line: what are we doing on probably the only lawn...
    • last line: goddess whose multiple tits are numbered
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.89
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: so occupied with doing this job properly...
    • last line: in Angkor white screen petals hooded banner warning
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.90
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: who asks the stone figure...
    • last line: somewhere around daylight
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.91-93
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'A conference'
    • first line: the telex epic press claimed era's end...
    • last line: in the hollows of the Supreme Court
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.94-97
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: thin shirt thin trousers...
    • last line: beside me
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.98-99
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: orphaned inconsolable...
    • last line: into a fast river
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.100
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: buffalo black nostrils just...
    • last line: who they are who the enemy
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.101
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'September 26'
    • first line: ...is not merely a by-product of a faulty political economy...
    • last line: it is possible to make it ours, too.
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.102
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986 genre: found text
    • title: none
    • first line: sir, monkeys pose a great menace...
    • last line: bear your restlessness with grace
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.103
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986 genre: found text
    • title: none
    • first line: reading this book in New York Philadelphia...
    • last line: the government insists they be married
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.104
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: Muriel came into these caves in 1940...
    • last line: light mirrored from a work sun world
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.105
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • dedication: Muriel Rukeyser
    • title: 'Twin cities'
    • first line: a road between immense boulders veers...
    • last line: Massachusetts 1849
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.106
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'Before Bibi-Ka-Maqbara'
    • first line: who dream of women men children...
    • last line: in this exposed arena
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.107-111
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: none
    • first line: a distraught lonely man gazes at war...
    • last line: "I got my strength from god"
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.112
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'Twentieth Century city'
    • first line: white government towers and terraces...
    • last line: silence neither life nor death
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.113-114
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'Another return'
    • first line: a weighted field stretches under blasts...
    • last line: forty years journeys west and south and east
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) pp.115-116
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'South Seas'
    • first line: then came back everything's new...
    • last line: from Bunting a travelling man in New York State
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.117
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'Mirror'
    • first line: again unspoiled conditions remained...
    • last line: cold iron cannot be forged
    • publication: Hyderabad depositions (University of Salzburg Press) p.118
    • date: 1997
    • year of composition: 1984-1986
    • title: 'Warwick' pt 1
    • first line: staves upright from snow folds...
    • last line: an absurd subject of generation
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, London) pp.3- 4, 'Geography' pt 1
    • date: 1998
    • dedication: Jeremy Hilton
    • title: 'Warwick' pt 2
    • first line: suppose I was tortured...
    • last line: travels what craft for a majestic structure
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, London) p.4, 'Geography' pt 1
    • date: 1998
    • dedication: Jeremy Hilton
    • title: 'Warwick' pt 3
    • first line: a living man...
    • last line: in the language of the country
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, London) pp.4- 5, 'Geography' pt 1
    • date: 1998
    • dedication: Jeremy Hilton
    • title: 'Warwick' pt 4
    • first line: breath momentary before my mouth...
    • last line: a drive by double agent
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, London) pp.5- 6, 'Geography' pt 1
    • date: 1998
    • dedication: Jeremy Hilton
    • title: 'Warwick' pt 5
    • first line: growth laws...
    • last line: the composition teachers
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, London) pp.6- 7, 'Geography' pt 1
    • date: 1998
    • dedication: Jeremy Hilton
    • title: 'Homage to Haniel Long'
    • first line: a wild monastery could at least cover...
    • last line: cries in a parent garden
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, London) pp.8- 10, 'Geography' pt 2
    • date: 1998
    • dedication: Roy Marx
    • title: 'Geography'
    • first line: a drive into distance brings down...
    • last line: then the scarcely wrinkled dawn channel and rested oars
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, London) pp.11-13, 'Geography' pt 3
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1974
    • dedication: Allen Fisher
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 1
    • first line: or moonless dawn the maquis leader...
    • last line: up through wrinkled fingerprints in the change
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.19
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 2
    • first line: is air a wilderness...
    • last line: home transcended
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.19-20
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 3
    • first line: the body keeps...
    • last line: interior
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.20-21
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 4
    • first line: the page on the page...
    • last line: to radiate and die
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.21-22
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 5
    • first line: no guns or daggers in this house...
    • last line: mate in one
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.22-23
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 6
    • first line: the artiste record collection played...
    • last line: a record of pitted walls
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.23
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 7
    • first line: "comforting annihilating orgasm"...
    • last line: the last time
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.24
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 8
    • first line: customs in whose easy or skilled regularity...
    • last line: before my hand draws signs or chops spare ribs
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.24
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 9
    • first line: inside this nightmare...
    • last line: hidden place
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.24-25
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 10
    • first line: dark days at three in the afternoon...
    • last line: art on the incorporated trade routes
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.25
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 11
    • first line: inabilities to live float through corrosive ghosts...
    • last line: bud is new
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.26
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 12
    • first line: stories that interweave...
    • last line: with puns on all and have
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.26
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 13
    • first line: before dawn this is the routine...
    • last line: to tourists the peasant in the gold fields
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.27
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979 genre: prose poem
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 14
    • first line: Flower Pot and Pears...
    • last line: "the entire art of the past has now become a political issue"
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.27
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 15
    • first line: the walking eyes trophy search...
    • last line: an unbearable loss born by a stone presence
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.28
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 16
    • first line: in the night day...
    • last line: fossil monastery home
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.28-29
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 17
    • first line: gardeners feel innocence...
    • last line: to look at his arse
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.29-30
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 18
    • first line: November wasps...
    • last line: to eager buyers
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.30
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 19
    • first line: questions refused...
    • last line: into elements
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.31-32
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 20 'Song for a chansonnier'
    • first line: cheat the time joke...
    • last line: under law
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.32-33
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 21 'Second anniversary'
    • first line: cold red...
    • last line: in frosted rented rooms
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.33-34
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 22
    • first line: Marbuse descends...
    • last line: Geronimo, Mike
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.34-35
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 23
    • first line: a pact with exile...
    • last line: released superfluous to the rack
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.35
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 24
    • first line: a habit of exploration and composition...
    • last line: on his raised head
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.36
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 25
    • first line: the enraged ache coils...
    • last line: chain gang
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.36-38
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 26
    • first line: the master needs each work dead...
    • last line: manhandling
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.38-39
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 27
    • first line: lyrical interference inroads little...
    • last line: the teachers
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.39-40
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 28
    • first line: vacuuming the dustmites...
    • last line: beyond self regard
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) p.41
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 29
    • first line: give all self to the poem...
    • last line: held flight ever
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.41-42
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Limits of self regard' pt 30
    • first line: my sea subject...
    • last line: companions
    • publication: Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, King's College London) pp.42-43
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1978-1979
    • title: 'Exercise time'
    • first line: they smash window door...
    • last line: take all winner
    • publication: Sub Voicive Poetry no.1 (London) pp.10-14
    • date: 1998
    • year of composition: 1980

    ADDENDA:

    • title: none
    • first line: loyalty to fear of the sea
    • last line: you must not deceive him
    • publication: Poesia do mundo ed. Maria Santos (Edições Afrontamento, Porto, Portugal, 1995), p.64, with Portuguese translation
    • date: 1995
    • title: 'Abercastle Bay March 23 1990'
    • first line: a man rows out from the brief shallow slope
    • last line: wind clipped grass the rock weeds surge in the sea.
    • publication: Poesia do mundo ed. Mari Santos (Edições Afrontamento, Porto, Portugal, 1995), p.66, with Portuguese translation
    • date: 1995

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