A Poetry Archive recording by

Allan Ahlberg

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

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  • 2 -
    "Slow Reader"

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  • 4 -
    "Lost"

  • 5 -
    "Boys"

  • 6 -
    "Harrison's Desk"

  • 7 -
    "Bags I"

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  • 9 -
    "The Infants Do an Assembly about Time"

  • 10 -
    "The Boy Without a Name"

  • 11 -
    "A Pair of Sinners"

  • 12 -
    "Where I Sit Writing"

  • 13 -
    "The Vampire and the Hound"

  • 14 -
    "The Actor's Mother"

  • 15 -
    "Cemetery Road"

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  • 18 -
    "Mr Bloor"

  • 19 -
    "Friendly Matches"

  • 20 -
    "Dad on the Line"

  • 21 -
    "Team Talk"

  • 22 -
    "The Match (c 1950)"

  • 23 -
    "Who Kicked Cock Robin?"

  • 24 -
    "The Lovely Ball of Leather"

  • 25 -
    "Dream Football"

  • 26 -
    "Cops and Robbers"


Extras

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  • Cops and Robbers, London, Heinemann/Penguin, 1978
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  • Please Mrs Butler, Penguin Books, 2003
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  • The Mighty Slide, Penguin, 1988
  • Heard it in the Playground, Penguin, 1989
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  • The Mysteries of Zigomar, London, Walker, 1997
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  • Friendly Matches, Penguin, 2001
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  • Allen Ahlberg Reading from his poems, The Poetry Archive, 2005
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  • Collected Poems, Puffin 2008
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  • Everybody was a baby once, Walker Books 2010
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