A Poetry Archive recording by

Hugo Williams

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

  • 1 -
    "The Butcher"

  • 2 -
    "Sugar Daddy"

  • 3 -
    "Sonny Jim"

  • 4 -
    "February the 20th St"

  • 5 -
    "Empires"

  • 6 -
    "Holidays"

  • 7 -
    "Prayer While Sleeping"

  • 8 -
    "Tides"

  • 9 -
    "Bachelors"

  • 10 -
    "Broken Dreams"

  • 11 -
    "Stagefright"

  • 12 -
    "At Least a Hundred Words"

  • 13 -
    "A Walking Gentleman"

  • 14 -
    "Waiting To Go On"

  • 15 -
    "Tipping My Chair"

  • 16 -
    "Tangerines"

  • 17 -
    "Walking Out of the Room Backwards"

  • 18 -
    "A Life of Crime"

  • 19 -
    "Making Friends with Ties"

  • 20 -
    "The Spring of Sheep"

  • 21 -
    "A Start in Life"

  • 22 -
    "Death of an Actor"

  • 23 -
    "Now that I hear trains"

  • 24 -

  • 25 -
    "Desk Duty"

  • 26 -
    "Couples in Love"

  • 27 -
    "Toilet"

  • 28 -
    "Desire"

  • 29 -
    "Everyone Knows This"

  • 30 -
    "Bath Night"

  • 31 -
    "Post-War British"

  • 32 -
    "On our marks"

  • 33 -
    "A Dam"

  • 34 -
    "Last Goodbyes"

  • 35 -
    "The Age of Steam"

  • 36 -
    "Joy"

  • 37 -
    "Lights Out"

  • 38 -
    "I'm Your Father, Remember?"

  • 39 -

  • 40 -
    "Holiday Poem"

  • 41 -
    "Saturday Morning"

  • 42 -

  • 43 -
    "Faith"

  • 44 -
    "Poetry"

  • 45 -
    "Message Not Left on an Answerphone"

  • 46 -
    "In the Blindfold Hours"

  • 47 -
    "Keats"

  • 48 -
    "Mirth"

  • 49 -
    "Everyone Knows This"

  • 50 -
    "Last Poem"

  • 51 -
    "Nothing On"

  • 52 -
    "Rhetorical Questions"

  • 53 -
    "The Lisboa"

  • 54 -
    "Among the Combs"

  • 55 -
    "Rainy Night"

  • 56 -
    "Nothing Stinted"

  • 57 -
    "Congratulations"

  • 58 -
    "Sweet Nothings"

  • 59 -
    "Haircut"

  • 60 -
    "Mirror History"

  • 61 -
    "Bar Italia"

  • 62 -
    "Siren Song"

  • 63 -

  • 64 -
    "Balcony Scene"


Select bibliography

  • Symptoms of Loss, London and New York, Oxford University Press, 1965 - out of print
  • All the Time in the World, London, Alan Ross, 1966 - out of print
  • Sugar Daddy, Oxford University Press, 1970 - out of print
  • Some Sweet Day, Oxford University Press, 1975 - out of print
  • Love-Life, London, Andr√© Deutsch, 1979 - out of print
  • No Particular Place to Go, London, Jonathan Cape, 1981 - out of print
  • Writing Home, Oxford University Press, 1985 - out of print
  • Selected Poems, Oxford University Press, 1989 - out of print
  • Self-Portrait With a Slide, Oxford University Press, 1990 - out of print
  • Dock Leaves, London, Faber & Faber, 1994
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  • Freelancing, Faber & Faber, 1995
  • Penguin Modern Poets 11 (contributor with Michael Donaghy and Andrew Motion), London, Penguin, 1997
  • Billy's Rain, Faber & Faber, 1999
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  • Curtain Call: 101 portraits in verse (editor), Faber & Faber, 2001
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  • Collected Poems, Faber & Faber, 2002
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  • Hugo Williams Reading from his poems, CD, The Poetry Archive, 2005
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  • Dear Room, Faber & Faber, 2006
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  • West End Final Faber and Faber, 2009
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