A Poetry Archive recording by

David Harsent

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

  • 1 -
    "Old Photographs"

  • 2 -
    "Cockade"

  • 3 -
    "Terms"

  • 4 -
    "Haircut"

  • 5 -
    "Endurance"

  • 6 -
    "Bodinnick"

  • 7 -
    "Punch's Day Book - an extract"

  • 8 -

  • 9 -
    "Mother and Child"

  • 10 -
    "Fylfot"

  • 11 -
    "The Sorrow of Sarajevo"

  • 12 -
    "A Common Story"

  • 13 -
    "Coverack"

  • 14 -

  • 15 -
    "Marriage - an extract"

  • 16 -
    "Marriage - an extract"

  • 17 -

  • 18 -
    "The hare as bad omen"

  • 19 -
    "The hare used as a hieroglyph"

  • 20 -

  • 21 -
    "Toffee"

  • 22 -
    "Ghost Archaeology"

  • 23 -
    "Harp Strings"

  • 24 -

  • 25 -

  • 26 -
    "Goodwife's Tale"

  • 27 -
    "Arena"

  • 28 -
    "Notes from Exile"

  • 29 -
    "At the Riverside"

  • 30 -
    "The Player"


Select bibliography

  • A Violent Country, Oxford University Press 1969 - out of print
  • Truce, Sycamore Press 1973 - out of print
  • After Dark, Oxford University Press 1973 - out of print
  • Dreams of the Dead, Oxford University Press 1977 - out of print
  • Mister Punch, Oxford University Press 1984 - out of print
  • Selected Poems, Oxford University Press 1989 - out of print
  • Gawain (libretto), Universal Edition 1991
  • News from the Front, Oxford University Press 1993 - out of print
  • A Bird's Idea of Flight, Faber & Faber 1998
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  • Marriage, Faber & Faber 2002
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  • Legion, Faber and Faber 2005
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  • David Harsent Reading from his poems, The Poetry Archive 2006
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  • Selected Poems, 1969-2005, Faber and Faber 2007
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  • Night, Faber and Faber, 2011
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