A Poetry Archive recording by

John Montague

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

  • 1 -
    "Like Dolmens Round my Childhood, the Old People"

  • 2 -
    "Woodtown Manor"

  • 3 -
    "The Trout"

  • 4 -
    "All Legendary Obstacles"

  • 5 -
    "That Room"

  • 6 -

  • 7 -
    "Omagh Hospital"

  • 8 -
    "The Water Carrier"

  • 9 -
    "A Bright Day"

  • 10 -

  • 11 -
    "Dowager"

  • 12 -
    "Courtyard in Winter"

  • 13 -
    "No Music"

  • 14 -
    "Last of the House"

  • 15 -
    "Herbert Street Revisited"

  • 16 -
    "Grave Song"

  • 17 -
    "Last Journey"

  • 18 -

  • 19 -
    "Wrath"

  • 20 -
    "There are Days"

  • 22 -

  • 23 -
    "Slievemore"


Select bibliography

  • Forms of Exile, Dolmen Press 1958
  • A Chosen Light, MacGibbon and Kee 1967
  • The Rough Field, Dolmen Press 1972
  • A Slow Dance, Dolmen Press 1975
  • The Great Cloak, Dolmen Press 1978
  • The Dead Kingdom, Oxford University Press 1984
  • The Lost Notebook,, The Mercier Press 1987
  • Mount Eagle, Bloodaxe Books 1988
  • The Love Poems, Exile Editions 1992
  • An Occasion of Sin, White Pine Press 1992
  • Time in Armagh, Gallery Press 1993
  • Collected Poems, Gallery Press 1995
  • The Love Present, Merlin Publishing 1997
  • Smashing the Piano, Gallery Press 1999
  • Carnac: a translation of work by the French poet Guillevic, Bloodaxe Books 1999
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  • Selected Poems, Penguin 2000
  • Company, Duckworth Press 2001
  • Drunken Sailor, Gallery Press 2004.
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  • The Pear is Ripe: A Memoir, Liberties Press 2007
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  • A Ball of Fire: Collected Stories, Liberties Press 2008
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  • John Montague Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2010
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  • Speech Lessons, The Gallery Press, 2011
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