A Poetry Archive recording by

Kathleen Jamie

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

  • 1 -
    "View from the Cliffs"

  • 2 -
    "The Leaving of an Island"

  • 3 -
    "Black Spiders"

  • 4 -
    "Peter the Rock"

  • 5 -
    "Julian of Norwich"

  • 6 -
    "The Way We Live"

  • 7 -
    "From The Autonomous Region"

  • 8 -
    "The Queen of Sheba"

  • 9 -
    "Child with Pillar Box and Bin Bags"

  • 10 -
    "Wee Wifey"

  • 11 -
    "Perfect Day"

  • 12 -

  • 13 -
    "Outreach"

  • 14 -
    "Arraheids"

  • 15 -
    "Hand Relief"

  • 16 -
    "Swallows and Swifts"

  • 17 -
    "The Sea-house"

  • 18 -
    "Rooms"

  • 19 -
    "Skeins o Geese"

  • 20 -
    "From Ultrasound: Ultrasound"

  • 21 -
    "From Ultrasound: Thaw"

  • 22 -
    "From Ultrasound: Bairnsang"

  • 23 -
    "From Ultrasound: Prayer"

  • 24 -

  • 25 -

  • 26 -
    "The Graduates"

  • 27 -
    "Mrs McKellar, her martyrdom"

  • 28 -
    "Bonaly"

  • 29 -

  • 30 -
    "Rhododendrons"

  • 31 -
    "The Well at the Broch of Gurness"

  • 32 -
    "St Bride's"

  • 33 -
    "Bolus"

  • 34 -
    "Meadowsweet"

  • 35 -

  • 36 -
    "The hill-track (Frogs)"

  • 37 -


Select bibliography

  • Black Spiders, Edinburgh, Salamander Press, 1982 - out of print
  • A Flame in Your Heart (with Andrew Greig), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Bloodaxe, 1986 - out of print
  • The Way We Live, Bloodaxe, 1987 - out of print
  • The Golden Peak: Travels in North Pakistan London, Virago, 1992 (reissued as 'Among Muslims', Sort of Books, 2002)
  • The Autonomous Region: Poems and Photographs from Tibet (with Sean Mayne Smith), Bloodaxe, 1993
  • The Queen of Sheba, Bloodaxe, 1994
  • Full Strength Angels: New Writing Scotland, Vol 14 (editor with James McGonigal), Aberdeen, Association for Scottish Literary Studies, 1996 - out of print
  • Penguin Modern Poets 9 (contributor with John Burnside and Robert Crawford), Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin, 1996 - out of print
  • Some Sort of Embrace: New Writing Scotland, Vol 15 (editor with Donny O'Rourke and Rody Gormin), Association for Scottish Literary Studies, 1997 - out of print
  • The Glory Signs: New Writing Scotland, Vol 16 (editor with Donny O'Rourke), Association for Scottish Literary Studies, 1998 - out of print
  • Poetry Quartets 1, Audio cassette, The British Council/Bloodaxe Books, 1998
  • Jizzen, London, Picador, 1999
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  • Mr & Mrs Scotland Are Dead (Poems 1980-94), Bloodaxe, 2002
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  • The Tree House, Picador, 2004
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  • Findings, Sort Of Books, 2005
  • Kathleen Jamie Reading from her Poems, The Poetry Archive, 2005
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  • Waterlight: Selected Poems Graywolf Press, 2007
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  • The Overhaul Picador, 2012
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