A Poetry Archive recording by

Jean Sprackland

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

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  • 3 -
    "Fibre Optics"

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    "The Apprentice"

  • 6 -
    "The Currency of Jellyfish"

  • 7 -
    "The Light Collector"

  • 8 -
    "The Room of Saints and Virgins"

  • 9 -
    "Seacoal"

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    "Losing the Dark"

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  • 12 -
    "No Man's Land"

  • 13 -
    "Barbie on the Roof"

  • 14 -
    "Lovell Radio Telescope, Jodrell Bank"

  • 15 -
    "The Hairdresser's Across the Street"

  • 16 -
    "And They All Lived Happily Ever After"

  • 17 -
    "A Baby in the Filing Cabinet"

  • 18 -
    "Before There Were Weather Forecasts"

  • 19 -
    "Caravan"

  • 20 -
    "The Man who Comes to Empty the Bottle Bank"

  • 21 -
    "Shocks"

  • 22 -
    "A Hangman's New Career"

  • 23 -
    "The Mission"

  • 24 -
    "An Old Friend Comes to Stay"

  • 25 -
    "Everything Must Go"

  • 26 -
    "Shadow Photograph"

  • 27 -
    "Learning to Love Money"

  • 28 -
    "Teaching Frogs to Fly"

  • 29 -
    "Deadnettle"

  • 30 -
    "In the Planetarium"

  • 31 -
    "Radio Silence"

  • 32 -
    "Tattoos for Mothers' Day"

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    "You"

  • 35 -
    "Physics"

  • 36 -
    "Spilt"

  • 37 -
    "Underfire"


Extras

Select bibliography

  • Tattoos for Mothers' Day, Spike 1997
  • Hard Water, Jonathan Cape 2003
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  • Ellipsis v.1, Comma Poetry 2005 (prose)
  • Jean Sprackland Reading from her Poems, The Poetry Archive 2005
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  • Tilt, Jonathan Cape 2007
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