A Poetry Archive recording by

Helen Dunmore

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

  • 1 -
    "I owned a woman once"

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  • 5 -
    "Extract from translation of Piers Plowman"

  • 6 -
    "Bristol Docks"

  • 7 -
    "Jacob's drum"

  • 8 -
    "Those shady girls"

  • 9 -
    "A cow here in the June meadow"

  • 10 -
    "In the Desert Knowing Nothing"

  • 11 -
    "Poem on the Obliteration of 100,000 Iraqi Soldiers"

  • 12 -
    "Dolphins whistling"

  • 13 -
    "The grey lilo"

  • 14 -
    "Patrick I"

  • 15 -
    "Mr Lear's ring"

  • 16 -
    "The butcher's daughter"

  • 17 -
    "That violet-haired lady"

  • 18 -
    "To Virgil"

  • 19 -
    "Litany"

  • 20 -
    "The sea skater"

  • 21 -
    "Three Ways of Recovering a Body"

  • 22 -
    "The surgeon husband"

  • 23 -
    "The Silent Man in Waterstone's"

  • 24 -
    "Need"

  • 25 -
    "Heimat"

  • 26 -
    "Violets"

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  • 28 -
    "May voyage"


Select bibliography

  • The Apple Fall, Bloodaxe Books, 1983
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  • The Sea Skater, Bloodaxe Books, 1986
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  • The Raw Garden, Bloodaxe Books, 1988
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  • Short Days, Long Nights: New and Selected Poems, Bloodaxe Books, 1991
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  • Recovering a Body, Bloodaxe Books, 1994
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  • Secrets, The Bodley Head, 1995
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  • Bestiary, Bloodaxe Books, 1997
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  • Penguin Modern Poets 12, Penguin, 1997
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  • The Poetry Quartets: 5, Bloodaxe Books, 1999
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  • Out of the Blue: Poems 1975-2001, Bloodaxe Books, 2001
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  • Snollygoster, Scholastic Press, 2001
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  • Glad of These Times, Bloodaxe Books, 2007
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  • Helen Dunmore Reading from her poems, The Poetry Archive, 2010
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