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Correspondence from Tim Longville, 14 Mar. 1964-9 Jan. 2001 (and undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10000/1

Scope and Contents

43 letters, 12 cards and 28 sheets of poems. With nine envelopes. The poems present include: 'After Hearing the Songs of Some Tibetan Priests'; 'Airs and Distance'; Meteorological'; 'Weather Eye Round'; 'Three Empty Milk Bottles'; 'Sparrow-Girls, Swallow-Girls, Sound and Light'; 'Apple and Cloth'; 'Place for a Storm'; En Attendant'; 'Games'; 'The Name and Nature Of'; 'The Old Man'; 'The Kids'; 'Sally Raney'; 'The Golden Eagle'; 'Poem on Hands'; 'Snowman'; 'Afternoons'; Grave Stone'; 'Fragment'; 'Poem of Apology'; 'Open'; 'Diet'; 'My Lady'; 'Crocus'; 'Bed Spring'; 'Airs and Distance'; 'Campion in Winter'; 'Out'; 'Part Song'; 'In These Extremes'; 'Fragment, In Honour of Osip Mandelshtam'; 'Exercise'; 'Communiqué: The Commonplace. The Rarest Feat'; 'Aubade'; 'At First Light'; 'Swans in The House'; 'Second Feature'; 'Route Map'; 'Two Versions from Mandelshtam'; 'Black Feather'; 'Support Line'; 'In Cloud And Far-Off'; 'Without Title'; 'Forte Piano: A Variation For John Field, Born Dublin 1782, Died Moscow 1832'; 'Par Avion'; 'Company Figures'; 'Seeing The Light'; 'The Small Barometer'; 'Helian' (written with John Riley, after Georg Trakl); 'Summer' (written with John Riley, after Georg Trakl); 'Northerly'; 'Ceremonial'; 'Passage'; 'Only, A Snapshot'; 'Dream Ballad: Against Air'; 'A Form of Dedication'; 'The Positions'; 'Epitaph'; 'A Legend of St. Anthony' (written with John Riley).


  • 14 Mar. 1964-9 Jan. 2001 (and undated)

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