Burning the bracken : fifteen years of poetry from Seren / edited by Amy Wack

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Subjects: English poetry--Welsh authors
English poetry--20th century
Wales--Poetry
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Bridgend, Wales : Seren ; Chester Springs, PA : U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions, c1996
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 288 p. : ports. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 13
Dragons / Bryan Aspden 19
A Rum Game / Bryan Aspden 20
News of the Changes / Bryan Aspden 21
Erw Fawr / Bryan Aspden 22
Eye Test / Barbara Bentley 24
Voice Link / Barbara Bentley 25
Fax / Barbara Bentley 25
Airing Cupboard / Barbara Bentley 26
Kindred / Ruth Bidgood 27
Spiders / Ruth Bidgood 28
Sheep in the Hedge / Ruth Bidgood 28
Tourists / Ruth Bidgood 29
Edward Bache Advises His Sister / Ruth Bidgood 30
Stateless / Ruth Bidgood 31
Emu's Egg / Ruth Bidgood 32
Lichen, Cladonia Fimbriata / Ruth Bidgood 33
Earth Tremor / Ruth Bidgood 33
Blue Tit Feeding / Ruth Bidgood 34
Glad Rags / Stewart Brown 35
Springs and Balances / Stewart Brown 36
Calabash Carver, Chaffe / Stewart Brown 37
Was-Beetle / Stewart Brown 38
Alphobiabet / Stewart Brown 39
Nausea / Duncan Bush 41
The Sunflower / Duncan Bush 42
Pneumoconiosis / Duncan Bush 42
Hill Farmer, Staring into his Fire / Duncan Bush 43
Living in Real Times / Duncan Bush 45
Brigitte Bardot in Grangetown / Duncan Bush 46
A.I.D.S. (The Movie) / Duncan Bush 48
The Sunday the Power Went Off / Duncan Bush 49
Just a Few Things Daddy Knows About Ice / Duncan Bush 51
The Topiarist / Vuyelwa Carlin 52
Lais at Corinth / Vuyelwa Carlin 53
Medusa Feeds her Pets / Vuyelwa Carlin 54
Elizabeth I / Vuyelwa Carlin 54
Alfred's Childhood Journey to Rome / Vuyelwa Carlin 55
The Books / Vuyelwa Carlin 56
Fern at Ynys Llanddwyn / Tony Conran 57
Elegy for the Welsh Dead, in the Falkland Islands, 1982 / Tony Conran 58
Snowdrops / Tony Conran 59
Thirteen Ways of Looking At a Hoover / Tony Conran 60
Walking In / Eleanor Cooke 64
On Finding a stage photograph of Frederick Durham Scott / Eleanor Cooke 65
Out of Season / Eleanor Cooke 65
Ellen, Waking / Eleanor Cooke 66
Taken for Pearls / Tony Curtis 67
The Death of Richard Beattie-Seaman in the Belgian Grand Prix, 1939 / Tony Curtis 68
My Father / Tony Curtis 69
Making Bread for Sunblest / Tony Curtis 70
Swimming Class / Tony Curtis 70
Ivy / Tony Curtis 71
Breaking Surface / Tony Curtis 72
Coracle / Tony Curtis 73
Soup / Tony Curtis 73
Portrait of the Painter Hans Theo Richter and his wife Gisela in Dresden, 1933 - Otto Dix / Tony Curtis 74
Incident on a Hospital Train from Calcutta, 1944 / Tony Curtis 76
In Port Talbot / John Davies 77
How to Write Anglo-Welsh Poetry / John Davies 78
Barry John / John Davies 79
Border Incident / John Davies 80
Howard / John Davies 81
Five Canoes / John Davies 82
Things to do when the town's closed / John Davies 83
Bards / John Davies 84
Jugged Hare / Jean Earle 86
In the Night / Jean Earle 87
Honesty / Jean Earle 88
Afterwards / Jean Earle 89
Static / Jean Earle 90
Stillborn / Jean Earle 91
Wife and Dolphin / Jean Earle 91
Your Aura / Jean Earle 93
Gran and Gramp at the Fireworks / Jean Earle 94
Callers / Christine Evans 95
Summer in the Village / Christine Evans 96
First Lamb / Christine Evans 97
Exchange / Christine Evans 98
Knife / Christine Evans 99
Lucy's Bones / Christine Evans 100
Morning Watch / Christine Evans 101
Case History / Christine Evans 102
On Retreat / Christine Evans 103
A Welsh Wordscape / Peter Finch 104
The Tattoo / Peter Finch 106
Putting Kingsley Amis in the Microwave / Peter Finch 107
Winners / Peter Finch 107
Kipper on the Lips / Peter Finch 108
Ex-Smokes Man Writes Epic / Peter Finch 109
Severn Estuary ABC / Peter Finch 112
Immrama / Catherine Fisher 113
Snake-bite / Catherine Fisher 114
Severn Bore / Catherine Fisher 115
St Tewdric's Well / Catherine Fisher 116
On the Third Day / Catherine Fisher 116
Tapestry Room / Catherine Fisher 117
Incident at Conwy / Catherine Fisher 118
In a Chained Library / Catherine Fisher 119
Blue Horse of Morning / Rose Flint 120
The Return of the Moth / Rose Flint 121
Brazen Marriage / Rose Flint 121
Characters / Desmond Graham 123
At the Municipal Cemetery, Gdynia / Desmond Graham 126
For Milena / Desmond Graham 127
The Mines in sepia tint / Steve Griffiths 128
Llangefni Market / Steve Griffiths 129
Taking Shelter / Steve Griffiths 130
Courage / Steve Griffiths 131
Small substantial shadow / Steve Griffiths 132
Fluidity, Charmouth / Steve Griffiths 133
Llantysilio, overgrown / Steve Griffiths 134
Glyndwr Subdued / Steve Griffiths 134
All Hallows' Eve / Paul Groves 138
Anniversary Soak / Paul Groves 139
Forgetting Water / Paul Groves 139
Greta Garbo / Paul Groves 140
The Back End of the Horse / Paul Groves 141
Eduardo on a Scooter / Paul Groves 143
The Torturer's Coffee / Paul Groves 144
Ultima Thule / Paul Groves 145
Transylvanian Romance / Mike Haines 146
Soft Fruit / Mike Haines 148
Widows of Talyllyn / Paul Henry 150
Trevor's / Paul Henry 150
Busker / Paul Henry 151
Comins Coch / Paul Henry 152
Museum Cafe / Paul Henry 153
Fatherless Friends / Paul Henry 154
At This Hour / Paul Henry 154
Dossers at the Imperial War Museum / Joyce Herbert 155
Approaching Snow / Joyce Herbert 156
Experience behind Headley Church / Joyce Herbert 157
The Hanged Men / Lucien Jenkins 158
Less / Lucien Jenkins 159
The Eye / Lucien Jenkins 161
Chartist Meeting / Mike Jenkins 162
A Truant / Mike Jenkins 163
Reflection in a Reservoir / Mike Jenkins 164
Memorials / Mike Jenkins 165
Industrial Museum / Mike Jenkins 165
Canine Graffiti / Mike Jenkins 167
Creature / Mike Jenkins 168
Famous Player / Mike Jenkins 168
Gurnos Shops / Mike Jenkins 169
First Calving / Nigel Jenkins 170
The Ridger / Nigel Jenkins 171
Field on a Cliff / Nigel Jenkins 172
Peregrine / Kate Johnson 173
Family Grave / Kate Johnson 174
Sheep / Kate Johnson 174
Snow / Kate Johnson 175
Esyllt / Glyn Jones 176
Watcher / Glyn Jones 177
The Seagull / Glyn Jones 177
Dawn Trees / Glyn Jones 178
The Common Path / Glyn Jones 178
Swifts / Glyn Jones 180
Remembering Siani / Glyn Jones 180
'There are no trees on Anglesey' / Sally Roberts Jones 182
Ellen Owen / Sally Roberts Jones 183
The Glass Galleon / Sally Roberts Jones 184
The Green Lady of Llyn Fawr / Sally Roberts Jones 185
Stuffed Cobra / Peter Thabit Jones 186
Gower Delivery / Peter Thabit Jones 187
Summer Storm / Tim Liardet 188
Under Upper Tier / Tim Liardet 189
Palimpsest for a Radio Play / Tim Liardet 190
Fellini Beach / Tim Liardet 192
Hart Crane on The Orizaba / Tim Liardet 193
Feeding the Bat / Hilary Llewellyn-Williams 195
Holly / Hilary Llewellyn-Williams 197
Breadmaking / Hilary Llewellyn-Williams 198
The Trespasser / Hilary Llewellyn-Williams 198
Brynberllan / Hilary Llewellyn-Williams 199
The Sealwife / Hilary Llewellyn-Williams 201
Andarax / Hilary Llewellyn-Williams 202
Desk / Christopher Meredith 204
In Ebenezer Churchyard, Sirhowy / Christopher Meredith 205
Sheep / Christopher Meredith 206
Segovia on Record / Christopher Meredith 207
The Knitter / Kathy Miles 208
Dragons / Kathy Miles 209
Woman of Flowers (Blodeuwedd) / Kathy Miles 210
Driving in Fog / Robert Minhinnick 211
Rhys / Robert Minhinnick 212
On the Llyn Fawn Hoard in the National Museum of Wales / Robert Minhinnick 213
Eelers / Robert Minhinnick 214
Big Pit, Blaenafon / Robert Minhinnick 215
The Looters / Robert Minhinnick 215
World War II comes to XXI Heol Eglwys / Robert Minhinnick 217
Hey Fatman / Robert Minhinnick 218
The Ballad of Billy Rose / Leslie Norris 221
Space Miner / Leslie Norris 223
Gardening Gloves / Leslie Norris 224
Barn Owl / Leslie Norris 225
Burning the Bracken / Leslie Norris 226
Elegy for David Beynon / Leslie Norris 227
Christmas Day / Leslie Norris 228
My Grandfather and his Apple Tree / John Ormond 230
Froga / John Ormond 231
Design for a Quilt / John Ormond 232
Cathedral Builders / John Ormond 233
Lament for a Leg / John Ormond 234
Landscape in Dyfed / John Ormond 235
The Birth of Venus at Aberystwyth / John Ormond 236
His Graveyard / Gwyn Parry 238
Mynydd Parys / Gwyn Parry 239
Miner's Candles / Gwyn Parry 239
June / Gwyn Parry 240
Words before Midnight / Richard Poole 241
These Bracken-roots / Richard Poole 242
Back / Richard Poole 242
Intercity Lullaby / Sheenagh Pugh 243
The Black Beach / Sheenagh Pugh 244
Exhibition / Sheenagh Pugh 245
Spring '72 / Sheenagh Pugh 245
'Do you think we'll ever get to see earth, sir?' / Sheenagh Pugh 246
She was nineteen, and she was bored / Sheenagh Pugh 246
Remember, Remember / Sheenagh Pugh 247
Sometimes / Sheenagh Pugh 249
The Embarkation of the Pigs / Sheenagh Pugh 249
Lovesong to Captain James T. Kirk / Deryn Rees-Jones 250
Grandma in the Garden / Deryn Rees-Jones 251
Metamorphoses / Deryn Rees-Jones 252
Keys / Don Rodgers 254
Ferns in a Welsh Valley / Don Rodgers 255
Chateau Lamouche / Don Rodgers 256
Pearl Everlasting / Don Rodgers 257
Vanity / Frances Sackett 258
Change of Weather at Conwy / Frances Sackett 259
The Walled Orchard / Frances Sackett 259
A Way of Looking / Frances Sackett 260
A Frog / Graham Thomas 261
The Sweater / Graham Thomas 262
Paths / Graham Thomas 262
Nettles / Graham Thomas 263
A Welshman in St. James's Park / R. S. Thomas 264
Fugue for Ann Griffiths / R. S. Thomas 265
The Diesel to Yesterday / John Tripp 271
Matins / John Tripp 272
Homage to Aneurin Bevan / John Tripp 273
End of a Farrier / John Tripp 274
Castle / John Tripp 274
London Welsh v. Bridgend / John Powell Ward 276
Dreaming Birds / John Powell Ward 278
Elegiac / John Powell Ward 278
In The Box / John Powell Ward 279
A Maybe Epitaph / John Powell Ward 280
Space / Frances Williams 282
The Plum Tree / Frances Williams 283
Splott / Frances Williams 283
The Fog Horn / Frances Williams 284
Sources / Frances Williams 285
Additional Authors: Wack, Amy
Notes: LCCN: 96219927
ISBN: 185411168X
OCLC Number: 36159865
ISBN/ISSN: 185411168X