A Poetry Archive recording by

Michael Longley

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

  • 1 -
    "In Memoriam"

  • 2 -
    "Leaving Inishmore"

  • 3 -
    "Caravan"

  • 4 -
    "Swans Mating"

  • 5 -
    "Wounds"

  • 6 -
    "In Memory of Gerard Dillon"

  • 7 -
    "The West"

  • 8 -
    "Skara Brae"

  • 9 -
    "Man Lying on a Wall"

  • 10 -
    "The Linen Workers"

  • 11 -
    "Frozen Rain"

  • 12 -
    "Thaw"

  • 13 -
    "Self-Heal"

  • 14 -
    "The Linen Industry"

  • 15 -

  • 16 -
    "Detour"

  • 17 -
    "Gorse Fires"

  • 18 -

  • 19 -
    "An Amish Rug"

  • 20 -
    "Laertes"

  • 21 -
    "Ghetto"

  • 22 -
    "The Butchers"

  • 23 -

  • 24 -
    "Autumn Lady's Tresses"

  • 25 -
    "A Flowering"

  • 26 -

  • 27 -
    "The White Garden"

  • 28 -
    "The Ghost Orchid"

  • 29 -
    "The War Graves"

  • 30 -
    "The Horses"

  • 31 -
    "The Rabbit"

  • 32 -
    "Etruria"

  • 33 -
    "The Beech Tree"

  • 34 -

  • 35 -

  • 36 -
    "Above Dooaghtry"


Select bibliography

  • Ten Poems, Festival Publications 1965 - out of print
  • Three Regional Voices (with Barry Tebb and Iain Crichton Smith), Poet & Printer 1968 - out of print
  • Secret Marriages: Nine Short Poems, Phoenix Pamphlets Poets Press 1968 - out of print
  • Room to Rhyme, (with Seamus Heaney and David Hammond), Arts Council of Northern Ireland 1968 - out of print
  • No Continuing City: Poems 1963-1968, Macmillan 1969 - out of print
  • Under the Moon: Over the Stars (editor), Arts Council of Northern Ireland 1971 - out of print
  • Causeway: The Arts in Ulster (editor), Gill & Macmillan 1971
  • Lares, Poet & Printer 1972 - out of print
  • An Exploded View: Poems 1968-1972, Gollancz 1973 - out of print
  • Fishing in the Sky: Love Poems, Poet & Printer 1975
  • Man Lying on a Wall: Poems 1972-1975, Gollancz 1976
  • The Echo Gate: Poems 1975-1979, Secker & Warburg 1979
  • Patchwork, Gallery Press 1981
  • Poems 1963-1983, Secker & Warburg 1991 - out of print
  • Gorse Fires, Secker & Warburg / Wake Forest University Press 1991
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  • Selected Poems: W. R. Rodgers (editor), Gallery Press 1993
  • Ship of the Wind, Poetry Ireland 1997 - out of print
  • Selected Poems, Jonathan Cape / Wake Forest University Press 1998
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  • Penguin Modern Poets 13 (Michael Longley, Robin Robertson and Michael Hofmann), Penguin 1998
  • Broken Dishes, Abbey Press 1998
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  • The Ghost Orchid, Jonathan Cape / Wake Forest University Press 1995
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  • Selected Poems: Louis MacNeice (editor), Faber / Wake Forest University Press 1988
  • Out of the Cold: Drawings and Poems for Christmas (with Sarah Longley), Abbey Press 1999
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  • The Weather in Japan, Jonathan Cape / Wake Forest University Press 2000
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  • 20th Century Irish Poems (editor), Faber and Faber 2002
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  • Cenotaph of Snow: Sixty Poems about War Enitharmon Press, 2003
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  • Snow Water, Jonathan Cape / Wake Forest University Press 2004
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  • The Rope-Makers: Fifty-Six Love Poems, Enitharmon Press, 2005
  • Michael Longley Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2005
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  • Collected Poems, Cape 2006
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  • John Hewitt: Selected Poems (editor with Frank Ormsby), Blackstaff Press 2007
  • A Jovial Hullabaloo, Enitharmon 2008
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  • Wavelengths, Enitharmon 2009
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