A Poetry Archive recording by

Bill Manhire

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

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  • 2 -
    "The Prayer"

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    "An Originality"

  • 5 -
    "A Song About the Moon"

  • 6 -
    "Children"

  • 7 -
    "Out West"

  • 8 -
    "Magasin"

  • 9 -
    "Jalopy: The End of Love"

  • 10 -
    "Masturbating"

  • 11 -
    "Miscarriage"

  • 12 -
    "My Sunshine"

  • 13 -
    "The English Teacher"

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  • 15 -
    "Visiting Mr Shackleton"

  • 16 -
    "Dogs"

  • 17 -
    "Erebus Voices"

  • 18 -
    "The Writer"

  • 19 -
    "Opoutere"

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  • 22 -
    "Kevin"

  • 23 -
    "Captain Scott"

  • 24 -
    "Quebec"

  • 25 -
    "The Victims of Lightning"


Select bibliography

  • Malady, Amphedesma Press 1970
  • The Elaboration: Poems (with drawings by Ralph Hotere), Square & Circle 1972
  • How to Take Your Clothes Off at the Picnic, Wai-te-ata Press 1977
  • Dawn, Water, Hawk Press 1979
  • Good Looks, Auckland University Press 1982
  • Zoetropes: Poems, 1972-82, Port Nicholson Press, 1984
  • Milky Way Bar, Victoria University Press 1987
  • South Pacific, Carcanet 1994
  • My Sunshine, Victoria University Press 1996
  • Sheet Music: Poems 1967-1982, Victoria University Press 1996
  • Songs of My Life, Godwit 1996
  • The Brain of Katherine Mansfield, Auckland University Press 1988
  • What to Call Your Child, Godwit 1999
  • Doubtful Sounds: essays and interviews, Victoria University Press 2000
  • Collected Poems, Victoria University Press / Carcanet 2001
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  • Lifted, Victoria University Press 2005 / Carcanet 2007
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  • Bill Manhire Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2008
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  • Are Angels OK?, Victoria University Press, 2007
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  • The Victims of Lightning, Victoria University Press, 2010
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  • Buddhist Rain, Rattle Music, 2010
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