A Poetry Archive recording by

Adrian Mitchell

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

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  • 2 -
    "Icarus Schmicarus"

  • 3 -
    "My Mother and Father or Why I Began to Hate War"

  • 4 -
    "Remember Suez?"

  • 5 -
    "Veteran with a Head Wound"

  • 6 -
    "The Dust"

  • 7 -
    "Nostalgia - Now Threepence Off"

  • 8 -
    "Fifteen Million Plastic Bags"

  • 9 -
    "Song about Mary"

  • 10 -

  • 11 -
    "A Year Passes, as Years Do"

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  • 13 -
    "My Friend the Talking Elevator of Tokyo"

  • 14 -

  • 15 -
    "to all our friends"

  • 16 -
    "Englanding"

  • 17 -
    "Leaflets"

  • 18 -
    "What to Do if You Meet Nijinsky"

  • 19 -
    "The Ballad of the Familiar Stranger"

  • 20 -
    "Tissue Paper Flowers"

  • 21 -
    "Not Fleeing but Flying"

  • 22 -
    "The Last Goofs on Earth say Sorry to their Favourite Star"

  • 23 -
    "The Famous Battle"

  • 24 -

  • 25 -
    "Roundabout"

  • 26 -
    "Pour Soul"

  • 27 -
    "Thanks to my Dog in an Hour of Pain"

  • 28 -
    "Disguise"

  • 29 -
    "King Lear's Fool Waves Goodbye"

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Extras

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  • Poems, Jonathan Cape 1964 - out of print
  • Out Loud, Cape Goliard 1968
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  • Ride the Nightmare, Cape 1971 - out of print
  • The Apeman Cometh, Cape 1975 - out of print
  • For Beauty Douglas: Collected Poems 1953-1979, Allison and Busby 1982 - out of print
  • On the Beach at Cambridge, Allison and Busby 1984 - out of print
  • Nothingmas Day, Allison and Busby, 1984 - out of print
  • Love Songs of World War Three: Collected Stage Lyrics, Allison and Busby, 1988 - out of print
  • Strawberry Drums (editor), Macdonald 1989 - out of print
  • All My Own Stuff, Simon and Schuster 1991
  • Adrian Mitchell's Greatest Hits - The Top Forty, Bloodaxe Books 1992
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  • The Orchard Book of Poems (editor), Orchard Books 1995
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  • Blue Coffee: Poems 1986-1995, Bloodaxe 1996
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  • Heart on the Left: Collected Poems 1953-85, Bloodaxe 1997
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  • Balloon Lagoon, Orchard Books 1997
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  • Dancing In The Street (editor), Orchard Books 1999
  • All Shook Up: Poems 1996-2000, Bloodaxe 2000
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  • The Dogfather: Double CD of poems and some songs, 57 Productions 2000
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  • The Shadow Knows: Poems 2000-2004, Bloodaxe 2004
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  • Daft as a Doughnut, Orchard Books 2004
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  • Adrian Mitchell Reading from his Poems, Poetry Archive 2005
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  • In Person 30 Poets, Edited by Neil Astley / Films by Pamela Robertson-Pearce, Bloodaxe Books 2008
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  • Umpteen Pockets, Hachette 2009
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  • Tell Me Lies, Bloodaxe Books 2009
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