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New Selected Poems

is the title of a collection published in 2000 by Carcanet Press, Manchester.
It contains reprints from important collections, including the more recent ones, along with the sequence Planet Wave; for more details about the latter see Other Projects.

Contents:

from Dies Irae (1952)

Stanzas of the Jeopardy

from The Vision of Cathkin Braes (1952)

Verses for a Christmas Card

Concrete Poems (1963-1969)

Message Clear
Strawberry Fields Forever
Archives
Starryveldt
Siesta of a Hungarian Snake
The Computer's First Christmas Card
Opening the Cage
Chinese Cat
Clydesdale
Centaur

from The Second Life (1968)

The Old Man and the Sea
The Death of Marilyn Monroe
The White Rhinoceros
Aberdeen Train
Canedolia
To Joan Eardley
Good Friday
The Starlings in George Square
King Billy
Glasgow Green
In the Snack-bar
Trio
The Second Life
The Unspoken
From a City Balcony
When you go
Strawberries
One Cigarette
Absence
In Sobieski's Shield
From the Domain of Arnheim
What is 'Paradise Lost' Really About?
A View of Things

from Penguin Modern Poets 15 (1969)

Phoning
The Flowers of Scotland

Instamatic Poems (1971-1973)

Glasgow 5 March 1971 ('With a ragged')
Venice April 1971
Mougins Provence September 1971
Glasgow November 1971 ('The "speckled pipe" ')
London November 1971
Dona Ema Brazil April 1972
Bradford June 1972
Darmstadt September 1972
Glasgow October 1972
Andes Mountains December 1972
London January 1973 ('It is not a pile')

from From Glasgow to Saturn (1973)

Columba's Song
Floating off to Timor
In Glasgow
The Apple's Song
The Woman
At the Television Set
For Bonfires
Blue Toboggans
Lord Jim's Ghost's Tiger Poem
Hyena
The Loch Ness Monster's Song
Afterwards
Thoughts of a Module
The First Men on Mercury
Spacepoem 3: Off Course
Itinerary
Not Playing the Game
Rider
Death in Duke Street
Stobhill
Glasgow Sonnets

from The New Divan (1977)

Memories of Earth
The World
Shaker Shaken
Vico's Song
Resurrections

from Star Gate (1979)

Particle Poems
A Home in Space
The Mouth
The Moons of Jupiter

from Poems of Thirty Years (1982)

The Mummy
Instructions to an Actor
Migraine Attack
Winter
Surrealism Revisited
On the Water
On the Needle's Point
The Coals
Little Blue Blue
Grendel
Jack London in Heaven
Cinquevalli

Sonnets from Scotland (1984)

from From the Video Box (1986)

25
26
27

from Themes on a Variation (1988)

The Dowser
'Dear man…'
Rules for Dwarf-Throwing

from Sweeping Out the Dark (1994)

Stein on Venus
Eros
Macaronicon
Difference
Persuasion
An Abandoned Culvert
A City
Il Traviato
Aunt Myra
Urban Gunfire
Fires
A Pedlar

Uncollected

Planet Wave

 

New Selected Poems is available directly at Carcanet Press Ltd., and in any bookshop or online bookshop.

 

 

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