A Poetry Archive recording by

Kit Wright

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

  • 1 -
    "Advice for Attending a Hundredth Birthday Party"

  • 2 -
    "Mantles"

  • 3 -
    "Waiting for the 242"

  • 4 -

  • 5 -
    "Missing, 1944"

  • 6 -
    "Belongings"

  • 7 -

  • 8 -
    "The Day Room"

  • 9 -

  • 10 -
    "The Adventures of Patience"

  • 11 -
    "Tune for an Ice Cream Van"

  • 12 -
    "The Apprehenders"

  • 13 -
    "Elizabeth"

  • 14 -
    "The Council of the Gods"

  • 15 -

  • 16 -
    "I Found South African Breweries Most Hospitable"

  • 17 -
    "Hardly Believable Horace and Hattie in Hell"

  • 18 -
    "Short Afternoons"

  • 19 -
    "The Sub-Song"

  • 20 -
    "Moorhouse"

  • 21 -

  • 22 -
    "The Boys Bump-Starting the Hearse"

  • 23 -
    "The Yoke"

  • 24 -
    "A Horrid Old Man Reads A Cookery Book"

  • 25 -
    "A Light Toast"

  • 26 -
    "The Orbison Consolations"

  • 27 -
    "Every Day In Every Way"


Select bibliography

  • Soundings: A Selection of Poems for Reading Aloud (editor), Heinemann Education 1975 - out of print
  • The Bear Looked Over the Mountain, Salamander 1977
  • Arthur's Father (illustrated by Eileen Brown), Methuen 1978 - out of print
  • Arthur's Granny (illustrated by Eileen Brown), Methuen 1978 - out of print
  • Arthur's Sister (illustrated by Eileen Brown), Methuen 1978 - out of print
  • Arthur's Uncle (illustrated by Eileen Brown), Methuen 1978 - out of print
  • Rabbiting On: and Other Poems (illustrated by Posy Simmonds), Fontana Lions 1978 - out of print
  • Hot Dog and Other Poems (illustrated by Posy Simmonds), Kestrel 1981
  • Professor Potts in Africa, Watts 1981 - out of print
  • From the Day Room, Windows Press 1981 - out of print
  • Bump-Starting the Hearse, Hutchinson 1983
  • Poems for Ten Year Olds and Over (editor), Viking Kestrel 1984 - out of print
  • Poems for Nine Year Olds and Under, Puffin 1985 - out of print
  • Cat Among the Pigeons, Viking Kestrel 1987
  • One of Your Legs is Both the Same: A Poem, Turret 1987 - out of print
  • Poems 1974-1983, Hutchinson 1988 - out of print
  • Short Afternoons, Hutchinson 1989 - out of print
  • Puffin Portable Poets, (Brian Patten, Kit Wright, Roger McGough), Puffin 1990 - out of print
  • Funnybunch: New Puffin Book of Funny Verse (editor), Viking 1993 - out of print
  • Tigerella (illustrated by Peter Bailey), André Deutsch 1993 - out of print
  • Great Snakes (illustrated by Posy Simmonds), Viking 1994 - out of print
  • Dolphinella (illustrated by Peter Bailey), André Deutsch 1995 - out of print
  • Rumpelstiltskin, Scholastic 1998
  • Hoping It Might Be So: Poems 1974-2000, Leviathan 2000; Faber 2008
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  • Write Away, Times Supplements 2000
  • Kit Wright Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2005
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  • A Lisbon Sheaf King's Lynn Poetry Festival, 2006
  • The Magic Box: Poems for Children Pan Macmillan, 2009
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