These recordings come from a special recording for the poetry archive
  • 1 -
    "Death of a Naturalist"

  • 2 -
    "Blackberry Picking"

  • 3 -
    "Mid-term Break"

  • 4 -
    "The Peninsula"

  • 5 -
    "Bogland"

  • 6 -
    "Anahorish"

  • 7 -
    "Broagh"

  • 8 -
    "The Tollund Man"

  • 9 -
    "Mossbawn Sunlight"

  • 10 -
    "The Grauballe Man"

  • 11 -
    "Exposure"

  • 12 -
    "Oysters"

  • 13 -
    "Casualty"

  • 14 -
    "Glanmore Sonnets: Dogger, Rockall, Malin..."

  • 15 -
    "The Harvest Bow"

  • 16 -
    "The Underground"

  • 17 -
    "A Kite for Michael and Christopher"

  • 18 -
    "The Railway Children"

  • 19 -
    "Station Island, section 7"

  • 20 -
    "The Haw Lantern"

  • 21 -
    "Clearances: sonnets 2, 3, 5, 8"

  • 22 -
    "Fosterling"

  • 23 -
    "Squarings: section 8"

  • 24 -
    "Seeing Things"

  • 25 -
    "The Skylight"

  • 26 -
    "Two Lorries"

  • 27 -
    "St Kevin and the Blackbird"

  • 28 -
    "A Call"

  • 29 -
    "Postscript"

  • 30 -
    "Perch"

  • 31 -
    "Bann Valley Eclogue"

  • 32 -
    "Electric Light"

  • 33 -
    "The Blackbird of Glanmore"

Bibliography
  • "Death of a Naturalist" Death of a Naturalist, Faber & Faber 1966
  • "Door into the Dark" Door into the Dark, Faber & Faber 1969
  • "Wintering Out" Wintering Out, Faber & Faber 1972
  • "Stations" Stations, Ulsterman Publications, 1975
  • "North" North, Faber & Faber 1975
  • "Field Work" Field Work, Faber & Faber 1979
  • "Preoccupations" Preoccupations (prose), Faber & Faber 1980
  • "Station Island" Station Island, Faber & Faber, 1984
  • "The Rattle Bag" The Rattle Bag (editor, with Ted Hughes), Faber & Faber 1985
  • "The Haw Lantern" The Haw Lantern, Faber & Faber 1987
  • "New Selected Poems 1966-1987" New Selected Poems 1966-1987, Faber & Faber 1990
  • "Seeing Things" Seeing Things, Faber & Faber 1991
  • "The Spirit Level" The Spirit Level, Faber & Faber 1991
  • "Opened Ground: Poems 1966-1996" Opened Ground: Poems 1966-1996, Faber & Faber 1998
  • "Beowulf" Beowulf, a New Verse Translation, Faber & Faber 1998
  • "Beowulf (CD)" Beowulf (CD audio), Penguin 2000
  • "Electric Light" Electric Light, Faber & Faber 2001
  • "Sweeney Astray" Sweeney Astray: A Version from the Irish, Faber & Faber 2001
  • "Finders Keepers" Finders Keepers, Faber and Faber 2002
  • "The Redress of Poetry" The Redress of Poetry, Faber and Faber 2002
  • "The Testament of Cresseid" The Testament of Cresseid, Enitharmon Editions, 2004
  • "The School Bag" The School Bag (editor, with Ted Hughes), Faber & Faber New Edition 2005
  • "Seamus Heaney Reading from his Poems" Seamus Heaney Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2005
  • "District and Circle" District and Circle, Faber & Faber 2006
  • "The Testament of Cresseid" The Testament of Cresseid, Faber and Faber 2009
  • "Human Chain" Human Chain, Faber, 2010
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