Collected poems, 1928-1953.


New York, Random House [1955] .

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Standard Title Poems. Selections
Subjects Poetry.
Description xviii, 204 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1955]
Notes Omits some of the author's early poems. Cf. his Collected poems, 1928-1985. P. 13.
Contents He will watch the hawk with an indifferent eye -- Rolled over on Europe: the sharp dew frozen to stars -- Marston, dropping it in the grate, broke his pipe -- Not to you I sighed. No not a word -- Acts passed beyond the boundary of mere wishing -- At the end of two months' holiday there came a night -- Different living is not living in different places -- An I can never be great man -- Beethoven's death mask -- Never being, but always at the edge of being -- My parents kept me from children who were rough -- What I expected, was -- In 1929 -- The port -- Moving through the silent crowd -- Who live under the shadow of a war -- Shapes of death haunt life -- How strangely this sun reminds me of my love -- To T.A.R.H. -- The prisoners -- Without that once clear aim, the path of flight -- Passing, men are sorry for the birds in cages -- Oh young men, oh young comrades -- I think continually of those who were truly great -- Your body is stars whose million glitter here -- After they have tired of the brilliance of cities -- Perhaps -- The funeral -- The express -- The landscape near an aerodrome -- The pylons -- In railway halls, on pavements near the traffic -- Abrupt and charming mover -- From all these events, from the slump, from the war, from the boom -- Not palaces, an era's crown -- Polar explorations -- The living values -- The uncreating chaos -- Exiles from their land, history their domicile -- An elemantary school classroom in a slum -- A footnote from Marx's Chapter, The working day -- Hoelderlin's old age -- Variations on my life -- Archaic head -- Dark and light -- The room above the square -- Thoughts during an air raid -- Two armies -- Ultima Ratio Regum -- A stopwatch and an ordnance map -- In no man's land -- The coward -- Fall of a city -- Port Bou -- To a Spanish poet -- Two kisses -- The little coat -- The vase of tears -- Stranger, you who hide my love -- No Orpheus No Eurydice -- The double shame -- Auf dem wasser zu singen -- A separation -- The war god -- Air raid across the bay at Plymouth -- June -- The drowned -- Rejoice in the abyss -- A man-made world -- Memento -- The fates -- Epilogue to a human drama -- We fly through a night of stars -- Within our nakedness, nakedness still -- Were born; must die; were loved; must love -- Since we are what we are, what shall we be -- Exiles from single being or belief -- The immortal spirit is that single ghost -- One is the witness through whom the whole -- Darling of our hearts, drowning -- From a tree choked by ivy, rotted -- Poor girl, inhabitant of a stark land -- Already you are beginning to become -- The final act of love -- Dearest and nearest brother -- The dream -- One -- Absence -- Daybreak -- Lost -- Seascape -- The barn -- Dusk -- Meeting -- Ice -- Word -- The trance -- O -- In Attica -- Messenger -- Empty house -- To my daughter -- Missing my daughter -- Nocturne -- Sirmione peninsula -- Dylan Thomas (November 1953) -- After Rilke: Orpheus Eurydice Hermes.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)366927
(OCoLC)ocm00366927
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.
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