A Poetry Archive recording by

Michael Laskey

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

  • 1 -
    "Cucumber"

  • 2 -
    "Nowadays"

  • 3 -
    "Family Planning"

  • 4 -
    "Registers"

  • 5 -
    "Living with the Doctor"

  • 6 -
    "On My Own"

  • 7 -
    "Between Two Lit Rooms"

  • 8 -
    "The Clothes-peg"

  • 9 -

  • 10 -
    "The Flat-warming"

  • 11 -

  • 12 -
    "Offering"

  • 13 -
    "Not Before Time"

  • 14 -
    "Fried Potatoes"

  • 15 -
    "Picking Raspberries with My Mother"

  • 16 -
    "Ratatouille"

  • 17 -
    "Breakfast"

  • 18 -
    "Service"

  • 19 -
    "Laying the Fire"

  • 20 -
    "Driving Home"

  • 21 -
    "The Day After"

  • 22 -
    "Afterlife"

  • 23 -
    "Life After Death"

  • 24 -

  • 25 -
    "Permission to Breathe"

  • 26 -
    "The Tightrope Wedding"

  • 27 -
    "Concert"

  • 28 -

  • 29 -
    "The Right Place"

  • 30 -
    "Not That He Wrote Poems"

  • 31 -
    "Tinkling Cymbal"

  • 32 -
    "The Man Alone"

  • 33 -
    "The Corpse"

  • 34 -
    "The Last Swim"


Select bibliography

  • Cloves of Garlic, Poetry Business, 1988
  • Thinking of Happiness, Peterloo, 1991
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  • In the Fruit Cage, Smith/Doorstop, 1997
  • Living by the Sea, Smith/Doorstop, 1997
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  • The Tightrope Wedding, Smith/Doorstop, 1999
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  • The Aldeburgh Poetry Festival Anthology 1989-1998 (editor), Aldeburgh Poetry Trust, 1999
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  • Permission to Breathe, Smith/Doorstop, 2004
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  • The Man Alone: New and Selected Poems, Smith/Doorstop, 2008
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  • Michael Laskey Reading from His Poems, The Poetry Archive, 2010
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