A Poetry Archive recording by

Tom Raworth

Tracklisting

! Missing Player !
To listen to the Archive's recordings, software called Adobe Flash Player (version 10) needs to be installed on your computer and you need to enable JavaScript in your browser settings.

Adobe Flash Player can be downloaded, free of charge, here.

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

  • 1 -
    "Introduction"

  • 2 -

  • 3 -

  • 4 -
    "The Others"

  • 5 -
    "My Son The Haiku Writer"

  • 6 -
    "Who Is Hannibal's Descendent, Leading His Elephants Against the Tanks?"

  • 7 -

  • 8 -
    "Inner Space"

  • 9 -
    "The Sure Grip of a Cat's Paw"

  • 10 -
    "Lion Lion"

  • 11 -
    "Jungle Book"

  • 12 -
    "King of the Snow"

  • 13 -
    "Floral Luncheons and Service Dinners"

  • 14 -

  • 15 -
    "One Two Three"

  • 16 -
    "Songs of the Depression"

  • 17 -
    "Que Bonitos Ochos Tienes!"

  • 18 -
    "Lunch is Ready"

  • 19 -
    "Tentences"

  • 20 -
    "That More Simple Natural Time Tone Distortion"

  • 21 -
    "Shadows"

  • 22 -
    "Nothing to the Power of Language"

  • 23 -
    "Sleep, Perch"

  • 24 -
    "The West"

  • 25 -
    "English Opium"

  • 26 -
    "In Memoriam L. Wittgenstein"

  • 27 -
    "No Light No Tunnel"

  • 28 -
    "Living Under the Divine Right of Sheriffs"

  • 29 -
    "Human Warmth"

  • 30 -
    "Nothing"

  • 31 -
    "The Vein"

  • 32 -

  • 33 -
    "Name Unknown"

  • 34 -
    "Intellectual Compost 3"

  • 35 -
    "Meadow"

  • 36 -
    "Differences in Common"

  • 37 -
    "No Hard Feelings"

  • 38 -

  • 39 -
    "Affirmative =/= 2 x Negative"


Select bibliography

  • The Relation Ship Goliard / Cape Goliard 1966 - out of print
  • The Big Green Day, Trigram Press 1968 - out of print
  • Lion Lion, Trigram Press 1970 - out of print
  • Moving, Cape Goliard 1971 - out of print
  • Act, Trigram Press 1973 - out of print
  • Writing, The Figures 1982 - out of print
  • Visible Shivers, O Books 1987
  • Catacoustics, Reality Street 1991
    Buy
  • Eternal Sections, Sun and Moon 1993
    Buy
  • Clean & Well-Lit, Roof Books 1996
  • Etruscan Reader v5 (Tom Raworth, Bill Griffiths, Tom Leonard), Etruscan Books 1997
  • Tottering State: Selected Poems, O Books 2000
  • Ace, Edge Books 2001 (1974, 1977)
    Buy
  • Collected Poems, Carcanet 2003
    Buy
  • Poems, Optic Nerve 2004
  • Writing: Poems 1980-2003, Contemporary Poetics Research Centre 2005
    Buy
  • Tom Raworth Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2005
    Buy
  • The Caller and Other Pieces, Edge Books 2006
    Buy
  • Let Baby Fall, Critical Documents 2008
  • Earn Your Milk: Collected Prose, Salt Publishing 2008
    Buy
  • Windmills in Flames: Old and New Poems Carcanet Press Ltd, 2010
    Buy
Search for a poem or a poet:

My Archive

Create lists of your favourite poems and poets and share them with friends.

Browse all poets by name

View all poets

Browse all poems by title

View all poems

Glossary of poetic terms

View full glossary
Support The Poetry Archive The Poetry Archive depends on donations from public bodies and private individuals. Find out how you can contribute to the work of the Archive.