A Poetry Archive recording by

Mervyn Morris

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

  • 1 -
    "On Holy Week, a sequence of poems for radio"

  • 2 -
    "Examination Centre"

  • 3 -
    "Muse"

  • 4 -

  • 5 -
    "The Pond"

  • 6 -
    "Mariners"

  • 7 -
    "Valley Prince"

  • 8 -
    "Dadd, Poor Dadd"

  • 9 -
    "Tutorial"

  • 10 -
    "Journey into the Interior"

  • 11 -
    "Cave"

  • 12 -
    "Windscreen"

  • 13 -
    "Stripper"

  • 14 -
    "Shadows"

  • 15 -
    "Birthdays"

  • 16 -
    "Literary Evening, Jamaica"

  • 17 -

  • 18 -
    "Gaffes"

  • 19 -
    "To an Expatriate Friend"

  • 20 -
    "To the Unknown Non-Combatant"

  • 21 -
    "Grounation"

  • 22 -

  • 23 -
    "The Roaches"

  • 24 -
    "Case-History, Jamaica"

  • 25 -
    "Nursery"

  • 26 -
    "Afro-Saxon"

  • 27 -
    "For Consciousness"

  • 28 -
    "Jamaica 1979"

  • 29 -
    "Meeting"

  • 30 -
    "Data"

  • 31 -
    "Dreamtime"

  • 32 -
    "Short Story"

  • 33 -

  • 34 -
    "Moment of Truth"

  • 35 -
    "Persephone"

  • 36 -
    "Narcissus"

  • 37 -

  • 38 -
    "The Lovers"

  • 39 -
    "Critic"

  • 40 -
    "Peacetime"

  • 41 -
    "Family Pictures"

  • 42 -
    "Sister"

  • 43 -
    "Seen"

  • 44 -
    "Connection"

  • 45 -
    "Pussycat"

  • 46 -
    "Version"

  • 47 -
    "Memento"

  • 48 -
    "In the Garden"

  • 49 -

  • 50 -
    "Happy Hour"

  • 51 -

  • 52 -
    "North Coast Hotel"

  • 53 -

  • 54 -
    "Proposition One"

  • 55 -
    "Togetherness"

  • 56 -
    "Give T'anks"

  • 57 -

  • 58 -
    "There was a Young Poet"

  • 59 -
    "Departure Lounge"

  • 60 -
    "To a Crippled Schoolmaster"

  • 61 -

  • 62 -
    "Granny"

  • 63 -
    "Hey, Ref!"

  • 64 -
    "Outing"

  • 65 -
    "Postcard"

  • 66 -
    "Pre-Carnival Party"

  • 67 -
    "Danse Macabre"

  • 68 -
    "Diptych"

  • 69 -
    "Garden"

  • 70 -
    "Birthday Poem"

  • 71 -
    "Terminal"

  • 72 -
    "My Rodney Poem"

  • 73 -
    "Historian"

  • 74 -

  • 75 -
    "Palimpsest"

  • 76 -


Select bibliography

  • I been there, sort of: New and Selected Poems, Carcanet Press, 2006
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  • Mervyn Morris Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2011
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  • The Pond New Beacon Books, 1973
  • Shadowboxing New Beacon Books, 1979
  • Examination Centre New Beacon Books, 1992
  • On Holy Week, a sequence of poems for radio, Dangaroo Press, 1993
  • The Pond (revised edition), New Beacon Books, 1997
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