A Poetry Archive recording by

Peter Scupham

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

  • 1 -
    "Parting"

  • 2 -

  • 3 -
    "Prehistories"

  • 4 -
    "Four Fish"

  • 5 -
    "The Gatehouse"

  • 6 -
    "Song for Sophie"

  • 7 -
    "Answers to Correspondents"

  • 8 -
    "Cat’s Cradle"

  • 9 -
    "When the Train Stops"

  • 10 -
    "The Spanish Train"

  • 11 -
    "Blackout"

  • 12 -
    "Going Out, Lancasters"

  • 13 -
    "Jacob's Ladder"

  • 14 -
    "Under the Barrage"

  • 15 -

  • 16 -
    "Service"

  • 17 -
    "The Web"

  • 18 -

  • 19 -
    "Annunciations"

  • 20 -
    "Monet's Garden"

  • 21 -
    "Ragtime"

  • 22 -
    "The Provisional Thing"

  • 23 -
    "Divers"

  • 24 -
    "Close"

  • 25 -
    "The Key"

  • 26 -
    "First Things, Last Things"

  • 27 -
    "The Clock and the Orange"

  • 28 -
    "Young Ghost"

  • 29 -
    "Dancing Shoes"

  • 30 -
    "From Dying: november 24th 1989"

  • 31 -
    "From Dying: 'I have lived in a world which makes intelligible certain older worlds...'"

  • 32 -
    "From Dying: 'Look in the next room...'"

  • 33 -
    "From Dying: 'Who do you say you are?'"

  • 34 -
    "From Dying: January 10th, 1990"

  • 35 -
    "Watching the Perseids: Remembering the Dead"

  • 36 -
    "Faces Come Thicker at Night"

  • 37 -
    "Night Kitchen"

  • 38 -
    "Leave the Door Open"


Select bibliography

  • The Snowing Globe, Peterloo, 1972
  • The Small Containers, Phoenix Pamphlet Poets, Peterloo, 1972
  • The Hinterland, OUP, 1977
  • Summer Palaces, OUP, 1980
  • Winter Quarters, OUP, 1983
  • Out Late, OUP, 1986
  • The Air Show, OUP, 1988
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  • Watching the Perseids, OUP, 1990
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  • Selected Poems 1972-1990, OUP, 1990
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  • The Ark, OUP, 1994
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  • Night Watch, Anvil Press, 1999
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  • Collected Poems, Carcanet, 2003
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  • Peter Scupham Reading from his poems, CD, The Poetry Archive, 2009
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