Collected Poems (Oxford Paperbacks)

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Covering Charles Tomlinson's work over a period of thirty years, this volume reveals how his poetry moves continually between two poles--England and America, country and town, home and abroad, and nature and history. Tomlinson infuses his poetry with a special reverence for the natural world and a distaste for the human forces that inflict violence upon it. Revised and expanded, this new paperback edition now includes the poems that appeared in the collection, Notes from New York.

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Charles Tomlinson, Professor of English at Bristol University, is a distinguished British poet, painter, translator, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation.

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After Francis Bacon: 1. Study For Portrait On Folding Bed
After Francis Bacon: 2. Study Of A Dog
After Francis Bacon: 3. Three Figures And Portrait
After Francis Bacon: 4. Seated Figure
After Francis Bacon: 5. Portrait Of A Lady
After Francis Bacon: 6. Triptych
After Francis Bacon: 7. Study For A Portrait Of Van Gogh
After Her Death
After The End Of It
After The Fall
Ah Babel
Ailanthus With Ghosts
Alas
All Canal Boat Cruises Start Here
And Even Then
Ann Arbor (a Profile)
Apology
An April Epithalamium; For John And Anne Hughes
At Thirteen
Aubade
The Ballad Of The Made Maid
Binoculars In Ardudwy
Black Hole
Bloody Bloody
The Blue Pool
Blunder Rectified: Reuben Chandler To His Runaway Wife, 1855
Brueghel's Snow
Burnished (a Riddle)
Buzzard And Alder
By The Boat House, Oxford
Cain
Calendar
Call Them Poppies
Celebrity
Claude Glass
Cold
Coming Back To Cambridge
Condolences Of A Minister To His Bereaved Daughter, 1829
Confederate Soldier Matthew Chandler (age 18) To Mother,1864
Cramond
Daughter's Difficulties As Wife: Mrs Reuben Chandler To Mama
The Dear Ladies Of Cincinnati
Demolition
Divorcing
The Doctor
A Dream Of Stones
Dreaming Of Immortality In A Thatched Hut
Dreaming Of The Dead
Drought
Early Rain
Earth Station
Eden Ann Whitlaw To Her Sister Kay Boyd In London
Elegy
End Of Summer's Day. Frm Journal Of Ruth Arbeiter, 1968
England
Enough Of Green
Epilogue: Kay Boyd To Father, Professor Arbeiter, 1972
Epitaph For A Good Mouser
Eros
The Exhibition
Experimental
Fairy Tale
Family Blunder: Elizabeth C. Boyd To Brother Reuben, 1838
Fen People
The Fiction-makers
The Figure In The Carpet
Fire And The Tide
The Fish Are All Sick
Five Poems Of Innocence And Experience: Old Scholars
Five Poems Of Innocence And Experience: The Affair
Five Poems Of Innocence And Experience: The Crush
Five Poems Of Innocence And Experience: The Demolition
Five Poems Of Innocence And Experience: The Marriage
Four And A Half Dancing Men
From An Unfinished Poem
From Asylum: Kathy Chattle To Mother Ruth Arbeiter, 1954
From Maura Chandler Boyd To Daughter Ruth Arbeiter, 1930
From Maura Chandler Journal On Eve Of Marriage, 1900
From My Study
From The Men Of Letters
From The Motorway
Gales
Gannets Diving
The Garden
The Garden Of Intellect
Generations
Giving Rabbit To My Cat Bonnie
The Grey Land
Hands
Hans Memling's Sibylla Sambetha (1480)
Harvard
He And It
Himalayan Balsam
The Holly And The Ivy
Hot Wind, Hard Rain
Household Gods
Icon
If I Could Paint Essences
In March
In Middle England
In The House
In The Nursery
In The Orchard
In The Tunnel Of Summers
In Winter
Incident
Inquit Deus
Inverkirkaig
Jacob Chandler To Father Reuben Chandler, Colorado, 18k67
Jarrow
Journal Entry: Impromptu In C Minor
Late
Letter To God From Ethan Amos Boyd, Troy, Ny, 1929
Letter To Sylvia Plath
Little Paul And The Sea
Living In America
Lockkeeper's Island
London Letter. Key Boyd To Sister In Clearfield, 1968
The Loss
Lost
Love
Love Letter: Ruth Arbeiter To Maj. Paul Maxwell, 1945
A Love Sequence
Making Poetry
The Man In The Wind
Maxims Of Christian Businessman: From Jacob Chandler, 1895
Meniscus
The Minister
Minister's Wife To Beloved Sister, January Storm, 1830
Morning
The Mother
Mrs Lillian Culick, Divorcee, To Dr Frank Chattle, 1954
Mrs. Reuben Chandler To Husband, Cholera Epidemic, 1849
The Mudtower
Musician's Widow
Naming The Flowers
Negatives
New York
Nick Arbeiter Writes Poems On Road To Wyoming, 1968
Night Thoughts And False Confessions
Night Walking With Shadows
Night Wind, Dundee
Nightmare In North Carolina
Nightmares, Daymoths
North Easter: April, 1986
North Sea Off Carnoustie (for Jan Rubens)
November
Nuns
On Not Being Able To Look At The Moon
On The Edge Of The Island
On Watching A Cold Woman Wade Into A Cold Sea
Opera Piece
The Other House
Painting It In
The Parson And The Romany
Path
Pennine
People Around
Poem For A Daughter
Poems; Rejection Slip Frm Notebooks Of Ruth B. Arbeiter 1936
Politesse
A Post Thalamium
Posted
A Prayer To Live With Real People
The Price
Prodigal Son: Reuben Chandler Stricken With Guilt, 1832
Professor Arbeiter To His Dead Wife, 1968
The Professor's Tale
A Quest
Ragwort
Re-reading Jane
Respectable House
Resurrection
The Return
Reversals
A River
Salter's Gate
A Sepia Garden
Shale
Sierra Nevada
Signs
The Sirens Are Virtuous
Siskin
Small Philosophical Poem
Sonnets For Five Seasons: Between
Sonnets For Five Seasons: Complaint
Sonnets For Five Seasons: Stasis
Sonnets For Five Seasons: The Circle
Sonnets For Five Seasons: This House
Sous-entendu
The Spirit Is Too Blunt An Instrument
Spring Song
Stabilities
Still Life In Utah
Stone Fig
The Suburb
Successful American Reuben Advises His Sons In Geneva, 1859
A Summer Place
The Sun Appears In November
Swifts
The Takeover
Talking Sense To My Senses
Temporarily In Oxford
Terrorist
Thales And Li Po
Theme With Variations
This
The Three
To My Daughter In A Red Coat
To Witness Pain Is A Different Form Of Pain
To Write It
Transparencies
The Traveller
Travelling Behind Glass
A Tricksy June
Trinity At Low Tide
The Triumvirs
Two Love Poems
Two Poems For Frances Horovitz (1938-83)
Two Poems For John Cole (1910-91) And One For Annabel Cole
Two Quatrains
The Unaccommodated
The Victory
Walking Early By The Wye
Ward's Island
Washing The Clocks
The Watchers
Waving To Elizabeth
When The Camel Is Dust It Goes Through The Needle's Eye
Where The Animals Go
Whose Goat?
With My Sons At Boarhills
The Women
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