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Chronological list of Allen Curnow's poems: 1931-2001.

Note: This chronology lists in sequence the first publication of all the poems published by Allen Curnow under his own name. Although book publications by Whim-Wham are listed, individual poems by Whim-Wham are not. When poems were subsequently collected in book form the abbreviation of the book title is given in square brackets. The contents of individual books are listed, except in the case of Selected and Collected editions where only previously uncollected poems are listed. Poems published in books which were previously published in journals or elsewhere are marked with an asterisk [*]. Within individual years the order is chronological, and sequential within individual publications, otherwise alphabetical.

VD = Valley of Decision

VA = Verse Alive

TP = Three Poems

E = Enemies

NINS = Not in Narrow Seas

RP = Recent Poems

I&T = Island & Time

SD = Sailing or Drowning

JWM = Jack Without Magic

ADLW = At Dead Low Water

P49-57 = Poems 1949-1957

SRWLW = A Small Room with Large Windows

TEMO =Trees, Effigies, Moving Objects

AIM = An Incorrigible Music

YWKWYGT =You Will Know When You Get There

LLKR = The Loop in Lone Kauri Road

C = Continuum

SP90 = Selected Poems 1940-1989

EDY = Early Days Yet: Poems New and Collected

BOSB = The Bells of St Babel's

1931

For a Young City, Kiwi 26 (1931), 12

The Eyes Unseeing (Prize Serious Verse), Kiwi 26 (1931), 14

'... and the Pain of Finite Hearts ...', Kiwi 26 (1931), 19

What Better Wish, Kiwi 26 (1931), 24

Prayer, Kiwi 26 (1931), 36 (VD)

In the day I had seen in a window a figure of the praying Christ, Kiwi 26 (1931), 51

1932

Egotism, Phoenix 1,1 (March 1932), 25

Calm, Phoenix 1,1, March 32, 39

At the Brink, Art in New Zealand, 4, 16, June 32, 258 (VD)

The People Perisheth, Kiwi 27 (1932), 58 (VD)

The Spirit Shall Return, Phoenix 1, 2, July 1932, 33 (VD)

1933

Drawing Room Window, Phoenix 2,1, March 1933, 43

Apocalyptic ('Yet a star will speak'), Phoenix, 2, 2, June 1933, 41 (VD)

Arcady, Phoenix 2, 2, June 33, 40 (VD)

Et Resurrexit, Kiwi 28 (1933), 15 (VD)

Via Recta, Kiwi 28 (1933), 14

Valley of Decision: Poems, Auckland, Auckland University Students Association Press, 1933

Sea Changes

Renunciation

Et Ressurexit*

Venture

Valley of decision

At the brink*

Matins

His deceit

Four walls

Behold now Behemoth

The spirit shall return*

The agony

Prayer*

Screened

Host of the air

Arcady*

Status quo

The serpent

Apocalyptic*

Power of the many

The people perish*

Relief

Vision of rest

1934

Pot Luck for the Poet, Press, Jan 13, 1934, 13

Lunar Prospect, Tomorrow 1, 11 (1934), 3

Daily office, Tomorrow 1,11 (1934), 6

Parable, Tomorrow 1, 13 (1934), 18

The New Betrayal, Tomorrow 1, 19 (1934), 3 [VA1]

The Four Last Things (Hell, Heaven, Death, Judgment), Canterbury College Review 86, Sept. 1934, 26

1935

Restraint, Tomorrow I (1935), 3 [VA1]

Complaint, Tomorrow, 1,31 (1935), 3

Renunciation (Under the arch threaded by dreams), Tomorrow 1, 32 (1935), 3

Song for Her Approach, Tomorrow 1, 32 (1935),

Absolute Idealism, Tomorrow 1, 34 (1935), 17 [VA1]

Factory weight, Tomorrow 1, 35(1935), 3

Aspect of Monism iii, Tomorrow 1, 38 (1935), 13 [VA1, TP]

Experience, Tomorrow, 1, 41(1935), 19 [VA1]

Monody, Tomorrow 1, 44 (1935), 12 [VA1]

Meditation on the Tenth Commandment, Tomorrow, 1, 45 (1935), 20

Attainment, Tomorrow 1, 47(1935), 19

The Usurper, Tomorrow 1, 47 (1935), 16

Doom at Sunrise, Another Argo, Christchurch, The Caxton

Press, 1935

Three Poems, Christchurch, The Caxton Club Press, 1935

Aspects of Monism*

Restraint*

The Wilderness

1936

Apocalyptic ('Straddle the gulf colossus'), Tomorrow 2, 12 (1936), 20 [VA2]

Faith, Tomorrow 2,23 (1936), 16 [VA2]

Honour, Tomorrow 2, 23 (1936), 16 (VA2]

Wicked Words, Tomorrow 2 23 (1936), 16

Heaven, Hell, and Pleasure, Tomorrow 2, 23 (1936), 16 [VA2]

Work and Prayer, Tomorrow 2, 27 (1936), 22

Flotsam, Tomorrow 2, 29 (1936), 17

1937

Orbit, Tomorrow 3 (1937), 188 [E]

Rats in the Bilge, Tomorrow, 3 (1937), 496 [NINS 1-4]

The Potter's Field [by Julian], Tomorrow 3 (1937), 628-31 [NINS 5-11]

Variations on a Theme, Tomorrow 3 (1937), 774 [NINS, Epilogue]

Unemployed, Tomorrow 3 (1937), 778

Interval, Tomorrow 4 (1937), 15

The Disintegrating Thought, Tomorrow 4, (1937), 55

O Can Ye Brew Poisons, Tomorrow 4 (1937), 67

The Last Phase, Tomorrow 4 (1937), 92

The Rubbish Heap [by Amen], Verse Alive 2, Christchurch, The Caxton Press 1937

Inheritance, A Caxton Miscellany, Christchurch, The Caxton Press 1937

Enemies: Poems 1934-36, Christchurch, The Caxton Press, 1937

New Zealand City

Recall to Earth

Chief End

Factory at Night

Colonial Outlook

A Woman in Mind 1-7*

Mountain Rhapsody

Enemies

Quasi-Slum

Remainder

Daily Bread

Orbit*

The Leaves Dead

Paid Well

1938

Sestina ('Keep on looking and you may find mountains'), Tomorrow 4 (1938), 440

Hot Air Force, Tomorrow 4 (1938), 531

The Sword and the Bomb, Tomorrow 4 (1938), 664

A Loyal Show, Tomorrow 4 (1938), 685 (NINS X)

Mother and Child, Tomorrow 4 (1938), 716

Predestination, Tomorrow 4 (1938), 665 (NINS XII)

Defence Policy, Tomorrow 4, 1938, 760

1939

Not in Narrow Seas: Poems with Prose, Christchurch, The Caxton Press, 1939

Dedication [To him who can distinguish]

Statement [In your atlas two islands not in narrow seas]

1 The Water is burred with rain*

2 Eighty years since salted sails*

3 Strut on the beach loos'd nervous limbs*

4 Escape in seeming from smoke and iron*

5 Blood in the climbing limb*

6 The bishop boundary-rides his diocese*

7 Woman who wakes beneath casewood and canvas*

8 Child of the stolen country*

9 Haul the flag to the top of the mast*

10 Jaunty hopes that play*

11 Naked goes the land*

12 Where Van Gogh struck his seed*

Epilogue [Bring me an axe and spade]*

1940

A Woman in Mind, NewHorizon 1, 3, July 1940, 34 [E]

Whim-Wham, Present for Hitler and Other Verses. Christchurch: Caxton Press, 1940.

1941

Horizon's Hatred Smites Magellan, Book 1, Mar 1941

The Unhistoric Story, Folios of New Writing, Aug 1941, 62-3 [RP]

Recent Poems, Christchurch, Caxton Press, 1941 [with ARD Fairbum, Denis Glover, and RAK Mason]

Rooks Over Riccarton

Achievement

The Bath

Stratagem

Music for Words

Time

Wild Iron

Crash at Leithfield

The Unhistoric Story*

Island & Time, Christchurch, The Caxton Press, 1941

Sentence

The Unhistoric Story*

The Dance

Fantasy on a Hillside

Time*

Dry Weather

St Thomas's Ruins

Time and the Child

Song

Polar Outlook

House and Land

The Scene

Morning Moon

Expect No Settlements

Crash at Leithfield*

Quick One in Summer

Lake Mapourika

Country School, North Canterbury

The Victim

Sestina

Wild Iron*

Second Song

It is Too Late

Dialogue of Island & Time

No Second Coming

1942

Four Pacific Sonnets (Tasman whose rigid brows, O rational successful hands[SD], You had not heard that we still eat each other?, I swam between the northern and the southern teeth), Book 5, Feb 1942, 8

Discovery, Poetry (Chicago) 59, March 1942, 324 [SD]

In Summer, Poetry (Chicago) 59, March 1942, 324 [SD]

Rite of Spring, Poetry (Chicago) 59, March 1942, 324 [SD]

Sailing or Drowning, Poetry (Chicago) 60, 4, July 1942, 203 [SD]

The Old Provincial Council Chamber, Christchurch, Book 6, September 1942 [SD]

Two Poems (The Seascape, Musical Criticism), New Zealand

New Writing 1 (1942), 20 [early versions of Pantoum, At Joachim Khan's] [SRLW, SD]

Whim-Wham. Verses, 1941-42. Christchurch: Caxton Press, 1942.

1943

South Pacific (aka Polynesia), Meanjin 2, 2 (1943), 21 [SD]

Attitudes for a New Zealand Poet, Poetry (Chicago) 63, 2, Nov 1943, 75 [SD]

Landfall in Unknown Seas, Abel Janzoon Tasman and the Discovery of New Zealand, Wellington, Department of Internal Affairs, 1943, 7-10; Canterbury College Review, 1943, 4 [SD]

Sailing or Drowning, Wellington, The Progressive Publishing Society, 1943

Discovery*

Nine Sonnets

I In Memoriam, 2/Lt. T.C.F. Reynolds

II Out of sleep

III Sailing or Drowning*

IV Polynesia*

V The Navigators*

VI 'The Fall of Icarus' of Bruegel the Elder

VII The Old Provincial Council Chambers, Christchurch*

VIII To M.H. Holcroft

IX At Joachim Kahn's

Spring, 1942

Rite of Spring*

The Unhistoric Story*

In Summer Sheeted Under*

Landfall in Unknown Seas*

Attitudes for a New Zealand Poet*

Whim-Wham. Verses, 1943. Wellington: Progressive Publishing Society, 1943.

1945

At Dead Low Water, Arts in New Zealand, 17, 3, 30 [JWM, ADLW]

Dunedin, Yearbook of the Arts in New Zealand 1 (1945), 132; Meanjin 5,1, 1946, 36 [JWM, P49-57]

Self-Portrait, Yearbook of the Arts in New Zealand 1 (1945), 132 [JWM, ADLW]

1946

Jack Without Magic: Poems, Christchurch, The Caxton Press, 1946

Jack Without Magic

Dimensional

Children, Swimmers

Paradise Revisited

Self-portrait*

The Waking Bird Refutes

Unhurt, There is No Help

Dunedin*

To D.G. Overseas

Darkness, Patience

At Dead Low Water*

1947

Four Allegories and a Picture (Genesis, With How Mad Steps, She Sits with Her Two Children, Then if This Dies, All Darkens but Her Image), Landfall 1 (March 1947), 9 [ADLW] Lili Kraus Playing at Christchurch, Landfall I (March 1947), 83 [ADLW]

In Memoriam R.M.L.G., Yearbook of the Arts in New Zealand 3, 1947, 153 [ADLW]

Eden Gate, Yearbook of the Arts in New Zealand 3 (1947), 154 [ADLW]

Old Hand of the Sea, Yearbook of the Arts in New Zealand 3 (1947), 154 [ADLW]

At Dead Low Water and Sonnets, Christchurch, The Caxton Press, 1949

At Dead Low Water*

Sailing or Drowning*

Children, Swimmers*

Tomb of an Ancestor*

Paradise Revisited*

Self-portrait*

Four Descriptions and a Picture*

Polynesia*

Old Hand of the Sea*

Eden Gate*

In Memoriam*

The Navigators*

The Waking Bird Refutes*

To M.H. Holcroft*

At Joachim Khan's*

Unhurt, there is no help*

Music for Words*

The Fall of Icarus*

Lili Kraus Playing at Christchurch*

A Sonata of Schubert

Out of Sleep*

The Old Provincial Council Buildings*

Attitudes for a New Zealand Poet*

1950

To Fanny Rose May, Poetry London 17, Jan 1950, 17 (part 2 of Tomb of an Ancestor) [ADLW]

When the Hulk of the World, Poetry (Chicago) 76, May 1950, 78 [P49-57]

Chacun a son Gout, Canta 21, 9, July 26, 1950, 3

Elegy on My Father [also called November Elegy], Poetry London 19 Aug 1950, 11; Landfall 4 (December 1950), 42; New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 1951, 21 [P49-57]

Sea Tryst, Cornish Review 6, Winter 1950, 23

A Walk, Cornish Review 6, Winter 1950, 24

1951

The Changeling, New Zealand Listener, 602, Jan 1951, 15; also Yearbook of the Arts in New Zealand 7 1951, N.Z. Poetry Yearbook 1 1951, Cornish Review 8, Summer 1951, 19 [P49-57]

Logbook Found on Ararat, Yearbook of the Arts in New Zealand 7, 1951, 98 [P49-57]

1953

Jack-in-the-Boat, New Zealand Lastener, 718, April 17, 1953, 11 [P49-57]

1954

In Memory of Dylan Thomas, Landfall 8 (Marcy 1954), 6; New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 4, 1954, 35 [P49-57]

Come and Get it You Jokers, Salient 18, 11, Aug 12, 1954, 9

1955

Spectacular Blossom, New Zealand Listener 810, Feb 4, 1955, 14; New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 5, 1955, 29 [P49-57]

To Forget Self and All, New Zealand Listener 819, April 7, 1955; Poetry (Chicago) 86, Sept, 1955, 342 [P49-57]

He Cracked a Word, Poetry (Chicago) 86, Sept 1955, 342; New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 5, 1955, 29 [P49-57]

A Small Room With Large Windows, New Zealand Listener 854, Dec 9, 1955, 13; New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 6, 1956-57, 22; New World Writing, 10, 1956, 155-6 [P49-57]

1956

The Eye is More or Less Satisfied with Seeing, Landfall 10 (December 1956), 318; New Zealand Poetry Yearbook 7, 1957-58, 27 [P49-57]

1957

Six Poems from the Maori (translated with Roger Oppenheim) (Ritual Chant, An Ancient Flute Song, Chant Before Battle, Reply to a Marriage Proposal, Tipare o Nui, Lament for Te Huhu), Landfall 11 (March 1957), 4

The Hucksters & the University or Out of Site, Out of Mind or Up Queen Street Without a Paddle!, a happy little POEM for all the family, Auckland The Pilgrim Press, 1957

Poems 1949-1957, Wellington, The Mermaid Press, 1957

To Forget Self and All*

A Leaf

The Eye is More or Less Satisfied With Seeing*

Dunedin*

When the Hulk of the World*

To Introduce the Landscape*

Jack-in-the-boat*

Idylls in Colour Film*

I Christobal

Ii Curacao

Keep in a Cool Place

Mementoes of an Occasion

Spectacular Blossom*

Elegy on My Father*

Evidences of Recent Flood*

I Logbook Found of Ararat

II The Changeling

In Memory of Dylan Thomas*

He Cracked a Word*

A Small Room With Large Windows*

1959

Best of Whim-Wham. Hamilton: Paul's Book Arcade, 1959.

1960

On the Tour Verwoerd be our Vaatchwoerd! or God Amend

New Zealand, Auckland, The Pilgrim Press, 1960

1962

Songs from the Maori (Lament of Rewa, Song by a Puhi, Lament for Te Aoturoa), Landfall 16 (March 1962), 20

A Small Room With Large Windows, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1962

[only previously uncollected poems listed]

Pantoum*

An Oppressive Climate, a Populous Neighbourhood*

1963

An Oppressive Climate, a Populous Neighbourhood, Times Laterary Supplement, August 2, 1963, 594 [SRLW]

1965

A Year and a Day (aka To Douglas Lilburn on his 50th Birthday), New Zealand Listener 1360, Oct 29, 1965, 9 [AAT]

1967

Whim Wham Land. Auckland: Blackwood & Janet Paul, 1967.

1972

Lone Kauri Road I, Islands 1,1, Spring 1972, 2-3 [TEMO]

An Upper Room, Islands, 1,1, Spring 1972, 3 [TEMO]

Do It Yourself, Islands, 1, 1, Spring 1972, 4-5 [TEMO]

Names are News, Islands 1,1, Spring 1972, 5-5 [TEMO]

Two Pedestrians with One Thought, Islands 1,1, Spring 1972, 8-9 [TEMO]

A Hot Time, Islands 1,1, Spring 1972, 10 (TEMO]

Lone Kauri Road II, Islands 1,1, Spring 1972, 11 [TEMO]

A Refusal to Read Poems by James K Baxter ..., Press (Christchurch) [AAT]

Trees, Effigies Moving Objects, Wellington, The Catspaw Press, 1972

I Lone Kauri Road*

II Friendship Heights

III An Upper Room*

IV Agenda

V Do It Yourself*

VI Names are News*

VII A Family Matter

VIII The Kitchen Cupboard

IX A Dead Lamb

X A Framed Photograph

XI Two Pedestrians with One Thought*

XII Magnificat

XIII A Four Letter Word

XIV Bourdon

XV A Hot Time*

XVI There is a Pleasure in the Pathless Woods

XVII Lone Kauri Road*

XVIII Any Time Now

1973

A refusal to read poems of James K Baxter at a performance to honour his memory in Cranmer Square, Christchurch, The Press, 12 March 1973, 15 [AAT]

An Abominable Temper, Islands 4, Winter 1973, 133-41 [AAT]

An Abominable Temper, Wellington, The Catspaw Press, 1973

To the Reader

A Window Frame

To an Unfortunate Young Lady

This Beach Can be Dangerous

To Douglas Lilburn at Fifty*

What was That?

A Refusal to Read Poems of James K. Baxter ...*

Tantalus

An Abominable Temper*

1974

Collected Poems 1933-73, Wellington, Reed, 1974

[all poems previously published]

1978

Canst Thou Draw Out Leviathan With an Hook, Islands 22, May 1978, 362-64 [AIM]

In the Duomo: 1. Recitative, 2. A Professional Soldier, 3. A

Turning Point in History, 4. 26 April 1478, 5. An Old Hand, Islands 22, May 1978, 364-70 [AIM]

Bring Your Own Victim, Islands 22, May 1978, 370-72 [AIM]

A Balanced Bait in Handy Pellet Form, Encounter, 51, Dec 1978, 48 [AIM]

1979

An Incorrigible Music, Auckland, Auckland University

Press/Oxford University Press, 1979

Canst Thou Draw Out Leviathan With an Hook*

A Balanced Bait in Handy Pellet Form*

In the Duomo*

1 Recitative

2 A Professional Soldier

3 A Turning Point in History

4 26 April 1478

5 An Old Hand

Dichtung und Wahrheit

A Cool Head in an Emergency

Bring Your Own Victim*

Things to do With Moonlight

Moro Assassinato

I The Traveller

II An Urban Guerilla

III Lampoon

IV 16 March 1978

V The Prison of the People

VI The Letters

VII The Executioners

VIII 9 May 1978

IX The Poor

An Incorrigible Music

1980

The Ocean is a Jam Jar, London Magazine, 20, 4, July 1980, 56-57 [YWKWYGT]

A Passion for Travel, Encounter, 55, Nov 1980, 34 [YWKWYGT]

1981

After Dinner, Encounter, 56, April 1981, 74 [YWKWYGT]

Five Poems from Northland, London Magazine, 21, 4, July 1981, 5-9

A Reliable Service [YWKWYGT]

An Excellent Memory [YWKWYGT]

The Parakeets at Karekare [YWKWYGT]

A Touch of the Hand [YWKWYGT]

You Will Know When You Get There [YWKWYGT]

1982

You Will Know When You Get There, Auckland, Auckland University Press/Oxford University Press, 1982

A Reliable Service*

A Touch of the Hand*

The Weather in Tohunga Crescent

You Get What You Pay For

A Fellow Being

After Dinner*

A Passion for Travel*

The Parakeets at Karekare*

Dialogue with Four Rocks

An Excellent Memory*

The Ocean is a Jam Jar,

Impromptu in a Low key

Organo ad Libitum

You Will Know When You Get There*

Selected Poems, Auckland, Penguin Books, 1982

[all poems previously published]

Canto of Signs without Wonders, The Bulletin, October 1982, 73 [LLKR]

1984

Gare SNCF, Garavan, London Magazine, 23, Dec. 1983/Jan 1984, 94 [LLKR]

Moules a la Mariniere, London Magazine, 24, October 1984, 53-4 [LLKR]

Do Not Touch the Exhibits, Encounter, 63, Dec. 1984, 64 [LLKR]

A Sight for Sore Eyes, The Bulletin, Dec. 25, 1984/Jan 1 1985, 191 [LLKR]

Blind Man's Holiday, The Age (Melbourne): Monthly Review, December 1984 [LLKR]

1985

Lo These Are Parts of His Ways, Encounter, 65, Sep./Oct. 1985, 25 [LLKR]

A Raised Voice, PN Review 46, 1985, 58 [LLKR]

On the Road to Erewhon, PN Review 46, 1985, 58; Ariel, 16, 4, October 1985, 65 [LLKR]

The Loop in Lone Kauri Road, PN Review 46, 1985, 58; Islands 35, April 1985, 28 [LLKR]

1986

The Loop in Lone Kauri Road, Auckland, Auckland University Press, 1986

A Raised Voice*

Moules a la Mariniere*

Do Not Touch the Exhibits*

On the Road to Erewhon*

Blind Man's Holiday*

Lo These Are Parts of His Ways*

Gare SNCF Garavan*

Canto of Signs Without Wonders*

A Sight for Sore Eyes*

The Loop in Lone Kauri Road*

1987

Narita, Encounter, 68, April 1987, 32. [C]

Survivors, London Magazine, 26, 9/10, Dec 1986/Jan 1987, 57 [C]

Continuum, London Magazine, 27, 8, Nov 1987, 77 [C]

1988

A Time of Day, London Review of Books, 10, 1, 7 Jan 1988, 14 [C]

An Evening Light, London Review of Books, 10, 14, 4 Aug 1988, 16; Sport 4, Autumn 1990, 29-30 [SP90]

The Pug-mill, Encounter, 71, June 1988, 15 [C]

The Vespiary; A Fable, Partisan Review, 55, Fall 1988, 619-20. [C]

Continuum: New and Later Poems, 1972-88, Auckland, Auckland University Press, 1988

[only previously uncollected poems listed]

Survivors*

Continuum*

Narita*

The Pug-mill*

The Vespiary*

A Time of Day*

1990

A Scrap-Book, London Review of Books, 11, 7 Dec 1989, 23; Landfall 175, September 1990, 267-68

Selected Poems 1940-1989, London, Viking, 1990

[only previously uncollected poems listed]

An Evening Light*

1991

A Busy Port, Sport 7, Winter 1991, 3-4; Verse, 8, Summer 1991, 5-6; also in The Loop in Lone Kauti Road, exhibition catalogue, Auckland, Lopdell House, 1995 [EDY]

An Unclosed Door, London Review of Books, 13, 27 June 1991, 19; Sport, 8, Autumn 1992, 77-78 [EDY]

Investigations at the Public Baths, London Review of Books, 13, 7 Nov 1991, 20; Sport, 8, Autumn 1992, 78-80; The Australian, 18 January 1992 [EDY]

1992

A Facing Page, London Magazine, 31, Dec 1991/Jan 1992, 41; Sport 8, Autumn 1992, 80 [EDY]

1993

Another Week-end at the Beach, London Review of Books, 15, 22 April 1993, 8; Sport 10, Autumn 1993, 3-4 [EDY]

1994

Looking West, Late Afternoon, Low Water, London Review of Books, 16, 6 Jan 1994, 6; Sport, 12, Autumn 1994, 63-65 [EDY]

A South Island Night's Entertainment, London Review of Books, 16, 7 July 1994, 11; Sport 13, Spring 1994, 27-29. [EDY]

The Game of Tag, London Review of Books, 16, no. 20, 20 October 1994, 12; Landfall 191, Autumn 1996, 13-15 [EDY]

Looking West, Late Afternoon, Low Water, limited edition, designed and made by Alan Loney in collaboration with Elizabeth Serjeant. Auckland, Holloway Press, 1994.

1995

Early Days Yet, London Magazine, 34, Dec 1994/Jan 1995, 45; Landfall 191, Autumn 1996, 16-19 [EDY]

Pacific 1945-1995, London Review of Books, 17, 20, 19 October 1995, 12; Below the Surface, edited by Ambury Hall. Auckland, N.Z.: Vintage, 1995, 18-21 [EDY]

1996

The Scrap-book, limited edition, published in conjunction with Writers' and Readers' Week, 12-17 March 1996; Wellington, Wai-te-ata Press, 1996

Penguin Modern Poets Volume 7 (with Donald Davie and Samuel Menashe), Penguin Books 1996

[all poems previously published]

1997

The Kindest Thing, London Review of Books, 19, 13, 1997, 6; Sport 19, Spring 1997, 6-8 [BOSB]

Early Days Yet: New and Collected Poems 1941-1997, Auckland, Auckland University Press, 1997

[only previously uncollected poems listed]

The Unclosed Door*

A South island Night's Entertainment*

A Busy Port*

Another Week-end at the Beach*

The Game of Tag*

Looking West, Late Afternoon, Low water*

The Scrap-book*

Early Days Yet*

A Facing Page*

Investigations at the Public Baths*

Pacific 1945-1995*

1998

Ten Steps to the Sea, London Review of Books, 20, 1, 1 January 1998, 6; Sport 20, Autumn 1998, 5 [BOSB]

1999

The Bells of St Babel's, London Review of Books, 21, 12, 10 June 1999, 19 [BOSB]

For Peter Porter at Seventy, Paeans for Peter Porter, London, Bridgewater Press, 1999, 29 [BOSB]

When and Where, Times Literary Supplement, 5037, 1999, 28 [BOSB]

Four Poems After Pushkin: I When and Where; II The Upas Tree; III Winter Evening; IV. The Talisman, After Pushkin, ed. Elaine Feinstein, Manchester, Carcanet Press, 1999, 39-42 [BOSB]

2000

The Cake Uncut, London Review of Books, 22, 4, 17 February, 2000, 6; 2000AD/The Anthology, Sunday Star-Times, 1 January 2000 [BOSB]

Fantasia and Fugue for Pan-Pipe, London Review of Books, 22, no. 13, 6 July 2000, 6; Landfall 200, November 2000, 135 [BOSB]

The Pocket Compass, BBC Radio 4, 5 October 2000 [National Poetry Day] [BOSB]

2001

A Nice Place on the Riviera, London Review of Books, 23, 4, 22 February 2001, 23 [BOSB]

The Bells of St Babel's, Auckland, Auckland University Press, 2001

Ten Steps to the Sea*

The Kindest Thing*

The Cake Uncut*

The Bells of St Babel's* The Pocket Compass*

For Peter Porter at Seventy*

Four Poems After Pushkin

I When and Where*

II The Upas Tree*

III Winter Evening*

IV The Talisman*

A Nice Place on the Riviera*

Fantasia and Fugue for Pan-pipe*
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