Table of Contents for Selected Poems : 1931 - 2004


A Note on the Texts and Their Selection xi
The Door Stands Open by Seamus Heaney xiii
Dawns, 1932 1(2)
The Song, 1934 3(3)
Slow River, 1936 6(3)
Encounter, 1936 9(1)
A Book in the Ruins, 1941 10(3)
Campo dei Fiori, 1943 13(3)
Song of a Citizen, 1943 16(2)
A Poor Christian Looks at the Ghetto, 1943 18(1)
The World, 1943 19(11)
A Song on the End of the World, 1944 30(1)
Café, 1944 31(1)
Outskirts, 1944 32(2)
Flight, 1944 34(1)
from A Treatise on Poetry: III. The Spirit of History, 1939-1945 35(2)
In Warsaw, 1945 37(2)
Dedication, 1945 39(1)
Mid-Twentieth-Century Portrait, 1945 40(1)
Song on Porcelain, 1947 41(2)
Greek Portrait, 1948 43(1)
Earth, 1949 44(1)
Mittelbergheim, 1951 45(2)
Esse, 1954 47(1)
Album of Dreams, 1955 48(6)
No More, 1957 54(1)
Magpiety, 1958 55(1)
Throughout Our Lands, 1961 56(7)
Veni Creator, 1961 63(1)
Bobo's Metamorphosis, 1962 64(5)
I Sleep a Lot, 1962 69(2)
Elegy for N.N., 1963 71(2)
And the City Stood in Its Brightness, 1963 73(1)
To Robinson Jeffers, 1963 74(2)
Sentences, 1963-1965 76(1)
Window, 1965 77(1)
With Trumpets and Zithers, 1965 78(6)
Whiteness, 1966 84(1)
When the Moon, 1966 85(1)
On the Road, 1967 86(1)
Incantation, 1968 87(1)
Ars Poetica? 1968 88(2)
My Faithful Mother Tongue, 1968 90(2)
City Without a Name, 1968 92(8)
To Raja Rao, 1969 100(2)
So Little, 1969 102(1)
Seasons, 1971 103(1)
Gift, 1971 104(1)
From the Rising of the Sun, 1973-1974 105(33)
A Magic Mountain, 1975 138(2)
Temptation, 1975 140(1)
Secretaries, 1975 141(1)
Amazement, 1975 142(1)
Idea, 1976 143(1)
Notes, 1978 144(4)
The Separate Notebooks: A Mirrored Gallery 148(15)
The Separate Notebooks: The Wormwood Star 163(8)
Bypassing Rue Descartes, 1980 171(2)
Rivers, 1980 173(2)
After Paradise, 1981 175(1)
The Hooks of a Corset, 1981 176(6)
Annalena, 1981 182(1)
Yellow Bicycle, 1981 183(1)
Winter, 1982 184(2)
At Dawn, 1982 186(1)
The City, 1982 187(1)
Anka, 1983 188(1)
Theodicy, 1983 189(1)
Table I 190(1)
Table II 191(1)
My-ness, 1983 192(1)
"To find my home...1981-1983 193(1)
In a Jar, 1985 194(1)
Mary Magdalen and I, 1985 195(1)
A Confession, 1985 196(1)
With Her, 1985 197(1)
1945, 1985 198(1)
Fear-Dream (1918), 1985 199(1)
Six Lectures in Verse, 1985 200(7)
AndYet the Books, 1986 207(1)
On Parting with My Wife, Janina, 1986 208(1)
Blacksmith Shop, 1991 209(1)
Adam and Eve, 1991 210(1)
Linnaeus, 1991 211(2)
Mister Hanusevich, 1991 213(2)
The Thistle, the Nettle, 1991 215(1)
In Common, 1991 216(1)
Conversation with Jeanne, 1991 217(2)
On a Beach, 1991 219(2)
December 1, 1991 221(1)
Meaning, 1991 222(1)
Kazia, 1991 223(2)
Capri, 1995 225(3)
A Certain Neighborhood, 1995 228(1)
A Meadow, 1995 229(1)
Realism, 1995 230(1)
House in Krasnogruda, 1995 231(1)
To Mrs. Professor in Defense of My Cat's Honor and Not Only, 1995 232(2)
This World, 1995 234(1)
In Szetejnie, 1995 235(3)
Watering Can, 1998 238(1)
From My Dentist's Window, 1998 239(1)
After, 1999 240(1)
My Grandfather Sigismund Kunat, 2000 241(2)
What I Learned from Jeanne Hersch, 2000 243(2)
Pastels by Degas, 2000 245(1)
Unde Malum, 2000 246(1)
Rays of Dazzling Light, 2000 247(1)
Late Ripeness, 2000 248(1)
If There Is No God, 2002 249(1)
Classmate, 2002 250(2)
High Terraces, 2002 252
Notebook, 2002 233(22)
Orpheus and Eurydice, 2003 255(4)
Biographical Note 259(6)
Index of Poems and Translators 265