A Poetry Archive recording by

Kelly Grovier

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

  • 1 -
    "The shed"

  • 2 -

  • 3 -

  • 4 -
    "The ancient of days"

  • 5 -
    "Rodin's Balzac"

  • 6 -

  • 7 -
    "Rain, Steam and Speed"

  • 8 -

  • 9 -
    "The lens"

  • 10 -
    "The needle"

  • 11 -
    "Ghosting"

  • 12 -
    "Lost"

  • 13 -

  • 14 -
    "The recipe"

  • 15 -
    "Table Saw"

  • 16 -
    "Furcula"

  • 17 -
    "Lacewing"

  • 18 -
    "St Augustine's Abbey"

  • 19 -
    "Conversions"

  • 20 -
    "The astrologers"

  • 21 -
    "The Book of Clues"

  • 22 -
    "Giftings"

  • 23 -
    "Icon"

  • 24 -
    "A spider in Trinity College Chapel"

  • 25 -
    "Fra Angelico"

  • 26 -
    "Les Parapluies"

  • 27 -
    "The triple tree"

  • 28 -
    "Of thought - the train"

  • 29 -
    "Mincing Words"

  • 30 -
    "There"

  • 31 -
    "'Nor even yet quite relinquish'"

  • 32 -
    "The Consolation of Philosophy"

  • 33 -
    "The frequency"

  • 34 -
    "Metaphysics"

  • 35 -

  • 36 -
    "Tractatus"

  • 37 -
    "The night is like a dinosaur"

  • 38 -
    "Via negativa"

  • 39 -
    "April Morning"

  • 40 -
    "The meadow"

  • 41 -
    "Palms"

  • 42 -
    "Wan Hu's flying chair"

  • 43 -
    "Murmuration"

  • 44 -
    "Söl"

  • 45 -
    "Hurricane Alley"

  • 46 -
    "The Ruined Statue of a Saint"

  • 47 -


Select bibliography

  • A Lens in the Palm, Carcanet 2008
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  • The Gaol: The Story of Newgate - London's Most Notorious Prison, John Murray 2008
  • Kelly Grovier Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2008
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