A Poetry Archive recording by

Roy Fisher

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

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    "The House on the Border"

  • 3 -
    "Near Garmsley Camp"

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    "3rd November 1976"

  • 5 -
    "They Come Home"

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    "Top Down, Bottom Up"

  • 8 -
    "Abstracted Water"

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  • 10 -
    "The Host"

  • 11 -
    "Promenade On Down"

  • 12 -
    "The Collection of Things"

  • 13 -
    "The Lesson in Composition"

  • 14 -
    "Butterton Ford"

  • 15 -
    "The Burning Graves at Netherton"

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    "Matrix"

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    "The Six Deliberate Acts"

  • 18 -
    "Three Ceremonial Poems"

  • 19 -
    "Handsworth Liberties"

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    "Staffordshire Red"

  • 21 -
    "The Trace"

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    "The Sidings at Drebkau"

  • 23 -
    "Discovering the Form"

  • 24 -
    "You Should Have Been There"

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    "Processional"

  • 26 -
    "Noted"


Select bibliography

  • City, Worcester, Migrant Press, 1961 - out of print
  • The Ship's Orchestra, London, Fulcrum Press, 1966 - out of print
  • Collected Poems 1968: The Ghost of a Paper Bag, Fulcrum Press, 1969 - out of print
  • Children of Albion: Poetry of the 'Underground' in Britain (contributor), ed. Michael Horovitz, Harmondsworth, Penguin Books, 1969 - out of print
  • The Cut Pages, Fulcrum Press, 1971 - out of print
  • Matrix, Fulcrum Press, 1971 - out of print
  • Looking Glass: an Anthology of Contemporary Poetry (contributor), ed. Eric Williams, London, Edward Arnold, 1973 - out of print
  • Poetry of the Committed Individual: A Stand Anthology of Poetry (contributor), ed. Jon Silkin, Penguin Books, 1973 - out of print
  • Widening Circles: Five Black Country Poets (contributor), ed. Edward Lowbury, Stafford, West Midland Arts, 1976 - out of print
  • The Thing about Joe Sullivan: Poems 1971-1977, Manchester, Carcanet New Press, 1978 - out of print
  • Poems 1955-1980, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1980 - out of print
  • A Furnace, Oxford University Press, 1986 - out of print
  • A Various Art (contributor), ed. Andrew Crozier and Tim Longville, Carcanet, 1987 - out of print
  • Poems 1955-1987, Oxford University Press, 1988 - out of print
  • Birmingham River, Oxford University Press, 1994 - out of print
  • The Dow Low Drop: New and Selected Poems, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Bloodaxe, 1996
  • A State of Independence (contributor), ed. Tony Frazer, Devon, Stride Publications, 1998 - out of print
  • The Harvill Book of Twentieth Century Poetry in English (contributor), ed. Michael Schmidt, London, Harvill Press, 1999 - out of print
  • Other: British and Irish Poets since 1970 (contributor), ed. Richard Caddel and Peter Quartermain, Connecticut, Wesleyan University Press, 1999 - out of print
  • New Penguin Book of English Verse (contributor), ed. Paul Keegan, Penguin, 2000
  • News for the Ear: A Homage to Roy Fisher, ed. Peter Robinson and Robert Sheppard, Stride Publications, 2000 - out of print
  • Interviews Through Time and Selected Prose (contributor), ed. Tony Frazer, Devon, Shearsman Books, 2000
  • The Thing about Roy Fisher (John Kerrigan), Liverpool University Press 2000
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  • Anthology of Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry (contributor), ed. Keith Tuma, New York, Oxford University Press, 2001
  • The Long and the Short of It: Poems 1955-2005, Bloodaxe, 2005
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  • Roy Fisher Reading from his poems, CD, The Poetry Archive, 2005
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