A Poetry Archive recording by

Sean O'Brien

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

  • 1 -
    "The Amateur God"

  • 2 -
    "In a Military Archive"

  • 3 -

  • 4 -
    "Before"

  • 5 -
    "HMS Glasshouse"

  • 6 -
    "Working on the Railway"

  • 7 -
    "Propaganda"

  • 8 -
    "Ballad of the Lit and Phil"

  • 9 -
    "After Laforgue"

  • 10 -
    "Revenants"

  • 11 -
    "Special Train"

  • 12 -
    "Rain"

  • 13 -

  • 14 -

  • 15 -
    "Welcome, Major Poet"

  • 16 -
    "Nineties"

  • 17 -
    "Songs from the Black Path, I, III"

  • 18 -
    "Ravilious"

  • 19 -
    "Songs from the Drowned Book I, V"

  • 20 -
    "Cities"

  • 21 -

  • 22 -
    "The Thing"

  • 23 -
    "After Rilke: To Holderlin"


Select bibliography

  • The Indoor Park, Bloodaxe 1983 - out of print
  • The Frighteners, Bloodaxe 1987
  • HMS Glasshouse, Oxford University Press 1991 - out of print
  • Penguin Modern Poets 5, Penguin 1995
  • Ghost Train, Oxford University Press 1995 - out of print
  • The Deregulated Muse: Essays on Contemporary Poetry in Britain and Ireland, Bloodaxe 1998
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  • The Firebox: Poetry in Britain and Ireland After 1945, Picador 1998
  • Downriver, Picador 2001
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  • Cousin Coat: Selected Poems 1976-2001, Picador 2002
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  • Ellipsis v.1, Comma Poetry 2005 (prose)
  • Ten Hallam Poets (co-editor), Mews Press 2005
  • Sean O'Brien Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2005
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  • The Drowned Book, Picador 2007
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  • Night Train, Flambard 2009
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