A Poetry Archive recording by

Annie Freud

Tracklisting

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

  • 1 -
    "I Was the Manager of the Nipple Erectors"

  • 2 -
    "To a Coat-Stand"

  • 3 -
    "It's Not That You Can't Have Beautiful Things or Have Dreams"

  • 4 -
    "To Have Longer Periods of Light One Has to Go North"

  • 5 -
    "A Voids Officer Achieves the Tree Pose"

  • 6 -
    "The Inventor of the Individual Fruit Pie"

  • 7 -
    "Like What You Get When You Play It Backwards"

  • 8 -
    "The Best Man That Ever Was"

  • 9 -
    "A Retreat in an Edwardian Manor House"

  • 10 -
    "The Most Beautiful Bottom in the World"

  • 11 -
    "The Manipulation of Words"

  • 12 -
    "Our Future - Day 1"

  • 13 -
    "The Lost Republic of Coffee"

  • 14 -
    "A Canaletto Orange"

  • 15 -
    "Interlude for Xylophone, Banjo and Trumpet"

  • 16 -
    "The Maskmaker of Wanstead"

  • 17 -
    "'Nobody's Perfect'"

  • 18 -
    "'The System'"

  • 19 -
    "The Symbolic Meaning of Things and Reasons for Not Dying"

  • 20 -
    "On the Street of Dripping Branches"

  • 21 -
    "The Green Vibrator"

  • 22 -
    "Rare London Cheeses"

  • 23 -
    "The Ballad of Hunnington Herbert"

  • 24 -
    "The Tragedy of the Passing Cloud Smoker"

  • 25 -
    "Valentine Card"

  • 26 -
    "The Death of a Bat"

  • 28 -
    "The Untameability of Subject Matter"

  • 29 -
    "Preferring Goats"

  • 30 -
    "The Study of Disease"

  • 31 -
    "White"


Select bibliography

  • A Voids Officer Achieves the Tree Pose, Donut Press 2006
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  • The Best man that Ever Was, Picador 2007
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  • Annie Freud Reading from her Poems, The Poetry Archive 2007
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  • The Mirabelles Picador, 2010
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