Citations with the tag: ADCOCK, Fleur, 1934-

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  • Incident.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p19 

    The poem "Incident," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: When you were lying on the white sand, Last Line: watching, and lighting a cigarette.

  • For Andrew.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p21 

    The poem "For Andrew," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: 'Will I die?' you ask. And so I enter on; Last Line: sharing in this your childish optimism.

  • Regression.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p25 

    The poem "Regression," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: All the flowers have gone back into the ground. Last Line: foolish and lost on the naked skin of the earth?

  • Hauntings.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p28 

    The poem "Hauntings," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Three times I have slept in your house; Last Line: You needn't think I am here to stay.

  • The Pangolin.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p32 

    The poem "The Pangolin," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: There have been all those tigers, of course, Last Line: to be dreamt about, if he would care for it.

  • A Game.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p34 

    The poem "A Game," by Fleur Adcock, is presented. First Line: They are throwing the ball; Last Line: if it should fall.

  • Bogyman.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p35 

    The poem "Bogyman," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Stepping down from the blackberry bushes; Last Line: straight at you) something like you, Bogyman?

  • Afterwards.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p40 

    The poem "Afterwards," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: We weave haunted circles about each other, Last Line: Rain is falling. Listen to the gentle rain.

  • Grandma.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p42 

    The poem "Grandma," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: It was the midnight train; I was tired and edgy. Last Line: children for the gruesomeness: we do not mean it.

  • Saturday.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p45 

    The poem "Saturday," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: I am sitting on the step; Last Line: already hear it purring.

  • Tress.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p47 

    The poem "Tress," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Elm, laburnum, hawthorn, oak: Last Line: in form) the tallest sycamore.

  • Gas.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p52 

    The poem "Gas," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: You recognise a body by its blemishes: Last Line: Come. Please.

  • The Bullaun.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p60 

    The poem "The Bullaun," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: 'Drink water from the hollow in the stone...' Last Line: and a few mouthfuls of black rainwater.

  • Richey.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p62 

    The poem "Richey," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: My great-grandfather Richey Brooks; Last Line: fruit. Ways of living and dying.

  • Nelia.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p64 

    The poem "Train from the Hook of Holland," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: She writes to me from a stony island; Last Line: uninterrupted from her to the still sun.

  • Briddes.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p65 

    The poem "Briddes," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: 'Briddes' he used to call them, Last Line: All other birds were birds.

  • Script.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p66 

    The poem "Script," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: 'Wet the tea, Jinny, the men are back: Last Line: always the taking-in and the sending-out.

  • Pupation.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p70 

    The poem "Pupation," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Books, music, the garden, cats: Last Line: Ichneumon flies have got in.

  • Kilpeck.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p71 

    The poem "Kilpeck," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: We are dried and brittle this morning, Last Line: We are wearing out our identities.

  • Feverish.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p72 

    The poem "Feverish," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Only a slight fever: Last Line: Age is a sad fever.

  • Showcase.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p76 

    The poem "Showcase," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Looking through the glass showcase; Last Line: rescued from drowning; and your eyes close.

  • The Net.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p77 

    The poem "The Net," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: She keeps the memory-game; Last Line: and the wire trellis that will trap her in the end.

  • Tokens.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p77 

    The poem "Tokens," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: The sheets have been laundered clean; Last Line: your voice speaking in my poems.

  • Naxal.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p78 

    The poem "Naxal," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: The concrete road from the palace to the cinema; Last Line: touching an infant's head, a little pain.

  • Bodnath.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p79 

    The poem "Bodnath," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: I have made my pilgrimage a day early: Last Line: smouldering incense crumbles to ash.

  • Kilmacrenan.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p82 

    The poem "Kilmacrenan," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: The hailstorm was in my head. Last Line: dissolving whatever dared to touch us.

  • Glenshane.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p82 

    The poem "Glenshane," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Abandoning all my principles; Last Line: as you drive at eighty miles an hour.

  • Things.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p87 

    The poem "Things," by Fleur Adcock, is presented. First Line: There are worse things than having behaved foolishly in public. Last Line: and stand icily about the bed looking worse and worse and worse.

  • Prelude.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p88 

    The poem "Prelude," by Fleur Adcock, is presented. First Line: Is it the long dry grass that is so erotic, Last Line: We have known each other, remotely, for nineteen years.

  • Accidental.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p89 

    The poem "Accidental," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: We awakened facing each other Last Line: Papaya then; and coffee and rolls. Of course.

  • A message.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p89 

    The poem "A Message," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Discreet, not cryptic. I write to you from the garden; Last Line: but make no statement. Read between these lines.

  • In Focus.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p95 

    The poem "In Focus," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Inside my closed eyelids, printed out; Last Line: sunny ploughland, pastures, the scented orchard.

  • Syringa.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p99 

    The poem "Syringa," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: The syringa's out. That's nice for me: Last Line: where this evening I shall walk again.

  • Visited.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p100 

    The poem "Visited," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: This truth-telling is well enough; Last Line: rearing its red gullet out of the foam.

  • Foreigner.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p107 

    The poem "Foreigner," by Fleur Adcock, is presented. First Line: These winds bully me: Last Line: in a runnel at the bottom of England.

  • In the Terai.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p108 

    The poem "In the Terai," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Our throats full of dust, teeth harsh with it, Last Line: the young heads smelling only of hair.

  • River.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p109 

    The poem "River," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: The strong image is always the river; Last Line: and the poet feeling gratefully redundant.

  • Immigrant.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p111 

    The poem "Immigrant," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: November `63: eight months in London. Last Line: St James's Park; St James's Park; St James's Park.

  • Settlers.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p112 

    The poem "Settlers," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: First there is the hill wooden houses; Last Line: her giggle Eec her dark eyes.

  • Londoner.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p116 

    The poem "Londoner," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Scarcely two hours back in the country; Last Line: It makes me laugh. In fact, it makes me sing.

  • Binoculars.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p119 

    The poem "Binoculars," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: `What are you looking at?' `Looking.' Last Line: to watch her wrens and robins until spring.

  • Paths.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p120 

    The poem "Paths," by Fleur Adcock, is presented. First Line: I am the dotted lines on the map: Last Line: to each wide quarter. I am that I am.

  • Declensions.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p123 

    The poem "Declensions," by Fleur Adcock, is presented. First Line: Snow on the tops: half the day I've sat at the window; Last Line: The harbour has a difficult entrance.

  • Weathering.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p124 

    The poem "Weathering," by Fleur Adcock, is presented. First Line: Literally thin-skinned, I suppose, my face; Last Line: my soul may wear over its new complexion.

  • Downstream.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p128 

    The poem "Downstream," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Last I became a raft of green bubbles; Last Line: tear or bubble or any round thing ever.

  • The Hillside.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p129 

    The poem "The Hillside," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Tawny-white as a ripe hayfield. Last Line: he will almost, for this afternoon, believe you.

  • The Ring.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p130 

    The poem "The Ring," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: Then in the end she didn't marry him; Last Line: jammed between the divan-bed and the wall.

  • Corrosion.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p130 

    The poem "Corrosion," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: It was going to be a novel; Last Line: he may also have touched on.

  • Madmen.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p131 

    The poem "Madmen," by Fleur Adcock, is presented. First Line: Odd how the seemingly maddest of men - Last Line: they leave their women grateful, relieved, and bored.

  • Revision.
    Adcock, Fleur // Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960-2000; 2000, p133 

    The poem "Revision," by Fleur Adcock is presented. First Line: It has to be learned afresh; Last Line: So yes: teach it to me again.

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