In addition to my book journal Iโ€™m going to start trying to record some of the poetry Iโ€™m reading by noting down the poetry books Iโ€™m looking at as from mid-August 2018. More often than not I am selecting individual poems to read rather than completing a volume from cover to cover.

Ordered alphabetically by poet’s surname

Simon Armitage

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Charles Baudelaire

Flowers of Evil (translated by George Dillon and Edna St. Vincent Millay)
The Flowers of Evil (translated by James McGowan)
Baudelaire - Poems (translated by Richard Howard, Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets)
Le Fleurs du Mal (translated and adapted by John E. Tidball)
The Flowers of Evil (translated by Anthony Mortimer)

Fiona Benson

Vertigo & Ghost

Lawrence Durrell

Selected Poems (edited by Peter Porter)

Michel Houellebecq

Unreconciled (translated by Gavin Bowd)

Clive James

Nefertiti in the Flak Tower

John Keats

The Poetical Works of John Keats (Collins)
Keats - Poems (Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets)

Nick Laird

Feel Free

D. H. Lawrence

Selected Poems (edited by Keith Sagar)

Louis MacNeice

Autumn Journal
Selected Poems of Louis MacNeice (edited by W.H.Auden)
Selected Poems (edited by Michael Longley)

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay - Poems (Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets)
Wine from These Grapes (Harper & Brothers)
Collected Poems (Harper & Row)

Arthur Rimbaud

A Season in Hell / The Illuminations (translated by Enid Rhodes Peschel)
Rimbaud Complete: Poetry and Prose (translated by Wyatt Mason)

Michael Rosen

Fighters for Life

George Seferis

Collected Poems (1924-1955)

Frederick Seidel

These Days

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Shelley - Poems (Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets)
The Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley Vol. II (edited by C. D. Locock, Methuen)

Jean Toomer



101 Sonnets (edited by Don Paterson)

A twitter of inconsequent vitality by Ian Mason

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