A Poetry Archive recording by

Sebastian Barker

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

  • 1 -
    "Tilty Mill"

  • 2 -
    "The Green Aphis"

  • 3 -
    "The War of Watch and Pen"

  • 4 -
    "Bluebells"

  • 5 -
    "Shockwaves"

  • 6 -
    "The Walled Garden"

  • 7 -
    "On the Rocks"

  • 8 -
    "Before the Time of the Sundial 1, 3, 4, 8"

  • 9 -
    "The Hand in the Well"

  • 10 -
    "Go, Gracious Words"

  • 11 -
    "People"

  • 12 -
    "Poetry"

  • 13 -
    "Justice"

  • 14 -
    "The Light on the River"

  • 15 -
    "In the Cradle of the Poets"

  • 16 -
    "Visitation in the Mountains"

  • 17 -
    "Daughter"

  • 18 -
    "Spring Day Near Reepham"

  • 19 -
    "A Sealed Box for Xanthi"

  • 20 -
    "Strike the Lovely Dumb"

  • 21 -
    "Undone by Love"

  • 22 -
    "Drinking Song"

  • 23 -
    "A Love Song to Eros"

  • 24 -
    "Being Here"

  • 25 -
    "The Sage of the Cambrian Mountains"

  • 26 -
    "The Dancing Crocodile"

  • 27 -
    "Curriculum Vitae"

  • 28 -
    "Katie"

  • 29 -
    "A Book"

  • 30 -
    "Young Woman Dancing"

  • 31 -
    "A Small Ballet of Light"

  • 32 -
    "The Lilies of the Field"

  • 33 -
    "Sex"

  • 34 -
    "Take hands. The moon"

  • 35 -
    "On the Anvil of the Tongue"

  • 36 -
    "The Visitors"

  • 37 -

  • 38 -
    "Athenagoras"

  • 39 -

  • 40 -
    "In the Valley of the Moselle"

  • 41 -
    "The Rites Mysterious"

  • 42 -

  • 43 -
    "The Conscience of the Real"

  • 44 -
    "Walk with Me"

  • 45 -
    "The Fluting Trumpeteer"

  • 46 -
    "The Elderberry Tree"

  • 47 -

  • 48 -

  • 49 -
    "The Stranger in the Pass"

  • 50 -
    "For Eddie Linden on his 70th Birthday"

  • 51 -
    "For Glyn Hughes on His 70th Birthday"

  • 52 -
    "Spirit of the River"


Select bibliography

  • Poems, Cygnet Press 1974 - out of print
  • The Dragon and the Lion, Quill Books 1976 - out of print
  • On the Rocks, Martin Brian & O'Keeffe 1977 - out of print
  • Epistles, Martin Brian & O'Keeffe 1980 - out of print
  • A Fire in the Rain, Martin Brian & O'Keeffe 1982 - out of print
  • A Nuclear Epiphany, Friday Night Fish 1984 - out of print
  • Boom, Free Man's Press 1985 - out of print
  • Guarding the Border: Selected Poems, Leather, fine binding. Enitharmon 1997
  • The Dream of Intelligence, Littlewood Arc 1992 - out of print
  • The Hand in the Well, Enitharmon 1996
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  • Damnatio Memoriae: Erased from Memory, Enitharmon 2004
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  • The Erotics of God, Smokestack Books 2005
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  • The Matter of Europe, Menard Press 2005
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  • Sebastian Barker Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2006
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  • Guarding the Border: Selected Poems Paperback, Enitharmon Press, 1997
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