A Poetry Archive recording by

Ruth Fainlight

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

  • 1 -
    "A Sibyl"

  • 2 -
    "Blocked Sibyl"

  • 3 -
    "Driving Northward"

  • 4 -
    "Trees"

  • 5 -
    "It Must"

  • 6 -
    "Animal Tamer"

  • 7 -
    "Passenger"

  • 8 -

  • 9 -
    "In Memoriam H.P.F."

  • 10 -
    "As Though She Were a Sister"

  • 11 -
    "Death's Love-Bite"

  • 12 -
    "The Knot"

  • 13 -
    "On the Theme of Artifice"

  • 14 -
    "Poppies"

  • 15 -
    "Ovid among the Scythians"

  • 16 -
    "That Presence"

  • 17 -
    "A Mourner"

  • 18 -
    "Homage"

  • 19 -
    "Lineage"

  • 20 -
    "Late Low Sun"

  • 21 -
    "Thunder"

  • 22 -
    "Facts About the Sibyl"

  • 23 -

  • 24 -

  • 25 -
    "Young Men"

  • 26 -
    "Whatever"

  • 27 -
    "Autumn Crocus"

  • 28 -
    "What"

  • 29 -
    "Ordinary Sorrow"

  • 30 -
    "Potatoes"

  • 31 -
    "Feathers"

  • 32 -
    "Four Pheasants"

  • 33 -
    "La Traviata in 2001"

  • 34 -
    "Sheba & Solomon: I - Their Words"

  • 35 -
    "Sheba & Solomon: XI - Water"

  • 36 -
    "Sheba & Solomon: XII - Solomon's Desire"

  • 37 -
    "Moon Wheels"

  • 38 -

  • 39 -
    "Lovely Hands"

  • 40 -
    "Crocuses"

  • 41 -
    "Midland Contemporary"


Select bibliography

  • Cages, Macmillan, 1966
  • To See the Matter Clearly, Macmillan, 1968
  • All Citizens Are Soldiers (adaptation with Alan Sillitoe of Fuente Ovejuna/Lope de Vega), Macmillan, 1969
  • Daylife and Nightlife: Stories, Andr√© Deutsch, 1971
  • Poems (with Ted Hughes and Alan Sillitoe), Rainbow Press, 1971
  • The Region's Violence, Hutchinson, 1973
  • Twenty-One Poems, Turret Books, 1973
  • Another Full Moon, Hutchinson, 1976
  • Two Fire Poems, Sceptre, 1977
  • The Function of Tears, Sceptre, 1979
  • Sibyls and Others, Hutchinson, 1980 and Poetry Book Society Ltd, 1997
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  • Climates, Bloodaxe, 1983
  • Fifteen to Infinity, Hutchinson, 1983
  • Navigations / Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (translator), Casa da Moeda (Lisbon), 1983
  • The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Women Poets ed. Jeni Couzyn (contributor), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Bloodaxe Books, 1985
  • Marine Rose: Selected Poems/Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, (translator), Black Swan Books (US), 1986
  • Selected Poems, Hutchinson, 1987
  • The Knot, Hutchinson, 1990
  • This Time of Year, Sinclair-Stevenson, 1993
  • Dr Clock's Last Case and Other Stories, Virago, 1994
  • Sugar-Paper Blue, Bloodaxe, 1997
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  • Burning Wire, Bloodaxe, 2002
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  • Moon Wheels, Bloodaxe, 2006
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  • Ruth Fainlight Reading from her Poems, The Poetry Archive 2008
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  • New and Collected Poems Bloodaxe 2010
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