A Poetry Archive recording by

John Heath-Stubbs

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

  • 1 -
    "Mozart"

  • 2 -

  • 3 -
    "A Crow in Bayswater"

  • 4 -
    "Christus Natus Est"

  • 5 -
    "The Frog and the Nightingale"

  • 6 -
    "Wishes for the Months"

  • 7 -
    "The Lady’s Complaint"

  • 8 -
    "Girl with Marionettes"

  • 9 -
    "Plato and the Waters of the Flood"

  • 10 -
    "When Sappho Loved"

  • 11 -
    "The Timeless Nightingale"

  • 12 -

  • 13 -

  • 14 -
    "The Tree-Creeper"

  • 15 -

  • 16 -
    "The Stonechat"

  • 17 -
    "The Blackcap"

  • 18 -
    "Ibycus"

  • 19 -

  • 20 -
    "Flea"

  • 21 -
    "Inscription for a Sundial"

  • 22 -
    "A Jellicle Cat"

  • 23 -

  • 24 -
    "The Ghost of Gruesome Towers"

  • 25 -
    "A Ballad of the Piltdown Man"

  • 26 -
    "At the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea"

  • 27 -
    "A Ballad of Trafalgar Square"

  • 28 -
    "Sonnet"

  • 29 -
    "Ockham’s Razor"

  • 30 -
    "A Christmas Rose"


Select bibliography

  • Wounded Thammuz, London, Routledge, 1942 - out of print
  • Beauty and the Beast, Routledge, 1943 - out of print
  • The Divided Ways, Routledge, 1946 - out of print
  • Selected Poems of Jonathan Swift (editor), London, Grey Walls Press, 1948 - out of print
  • Selected Poems of P B Shelley, Grey Walls Press, 1948 - out of print
  • Selected Poems of Tennyson (editor), Grey Walls Press, 1948 - out of print
  • The Swarming of the Bees, London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950 - out of print
  • The Darkling Plain, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950 - out of print
  • Hafiz of Shiraz (translator with Peter Avery), London, Murray, 1952 - out of print
  • Faber Book of Twentieth Century Verse (editor with David Wright), London, Faber & Faber, 1953
  • Images of Tomorrow (editor), London, SCM, 1953 - out of print
  • A Charm Against the Toothache, London, Methuen, 1954 - out of print
  • Charles Williams (editor), London and New York, Longmans for the British Council, 1955 - out of print
  • The Triumph of the Muse, London and New York, Oxford University Press, 1958 - out of print
  • The Blue Fly in His Head, Oxford University Press, 1962 - out of print
  • Selected Poems of Alexander Pope, London, Heinemann, 1964 - out of print
  • Leopardi - Selected prose and poetry (translator with Iris Origo), Oxford University Press, 1966 - out of print
  • Satires and Epigrams, London, Turret Books, 1968 - out of print
  • The Pastoral, Oxford University Press, 1969 - out of print
  • The Verse Satire, Oxford University Press, 1969 - out of print
  • The Ode, Oxford University Press, 1969 - out of print
  • Artorius, London, Enitharmon, 1973 - out of print
  • Homage to George Barker on his Sixtieth Birthday (editor with Martin Green), London, Martin Brien and O'Keefe, 1973
  • The Poems of Anyte (translator with Carol A Whiteside), Warwick, Greville Press, 1974 - out of print
  • A Parliament of Birds, London, Chatto & Windus, 1975 - out of print
  • The Watchman's Flute, Manchester, Carcanet, 1978 - out of print
  • Mouse, the Bird and the Sausage, Sunderland, Ceolfrith Press, 1978 - out of print
  • The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (translator with Peter Avery), London, A. Lane, 1979 (new ed. Penguin, 1981)
  • Birds Reconvened, Enitharmon, 1980 - out of print
  • Buzz Buzz, Sidcot, Somerset, Gruffyground Press, 1981 - out of print
  • Naming the Beasts, Carcanet, 1982 - out of print
  • Selected Poems of Thomas Gray, Carcanet, 1983 - out of print
  • Poems of Science (editor with Phillips Salman), Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1984 - out of print
  • The Immolation of Aleph, Carcanet, 1985 - out of print
  • Cats' Parnassus, London, Hearing Eye, 1987
  • Time Pieces, Hearing Eye, 1988
  • A Partridge in a Pear Tree, Hearing Eye, 1988
  • A Ninefold of Charms, Hearing Eye, 1989
  • Selected Poems, Carcanet, 1990
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  • The Game of Love and Death, Enitharmon, 1990
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  • In the Shadows: A Sequence of Sonnets (with David Gray), Hearing Eye, 1991
  • The Parson's Cat, Hearing Eye, 1992
  • Sweetapple Earth, Carcanet, 1993
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  • Hindsights, London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1993 - out of print
  • Chimeras, Hearing Eye, 1994
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  • Touching the Sun: Poems in Memory of Adam Johnson by Some of His Friends, Hearing Eye, 1995
  • Galileo's Salad, Carcanet, 1996
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  • The Torriano Sequences, Hearing Eye, 1997
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  • Literary Essays, Carcanet, 1998
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  • The Sound of Light, Carcanet, 1999
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  • The Eight Poems of Sulpicia, Hearing Eye, 2000
  • The Return of the Cranes, Carcanet, 2002
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  • Pigs Might Fly, Carcanet, 2005
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  • John Heath-Stubbs Reading from his poems, CD, The Poetry Archive, 2005
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