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The Glass-Blower: Selected Poems

List of contents

from UNDER ORION
Easy and Difficult Animals
Pestilence
Elegy I
Collage I

from APPARITION IN APRIL
Routine
Charity: Two Faces

from CROSSING OF RIVERS
Boat-Ride along the Ganga
Dawn
Vignette II

from WINTER POEMS
Suddenly the Tree
Calendar Starting with June
Notes
Rhapsody on a Hungry Night
The Wringing of Hands
Variations

from THE KEEPER OF THE DEAD
The Revolutionary
The Mistress
The Night of the Jackals
From the Snows in Ranikhet
The Parsi Hell
To My Daughter Rookzain
The Mazars of Amroha

from LANDSCAPES
Mandwa
Gulzaman's Son
Lambing
Wolf
Migrations
The Magician's Son
Crossing Chorhoti
The Round of the Seasons
A Take-off on a Passing Remark
Four for Ted Roethke

from A SUMMER OF TIGERS
The Glass-Blower
Childhood Poem
The Poseidonians
A Tale of Two Statues

from NIGHT RIVER
Living on Hyphens
Bird Eclipse
Epitaph for a Spanish Peasant
Contradictory You
The Stalin Epigram
Poem 8
By the River Kama

from THE MAP-MAKER
Old Map-maker
Agni Sutta (The Fire-Sermon)
Roof Observatory
Mirror Poem
Ruminating on the Galaxies
Century-end Prayer

NEW POEMS
To a Palestinian Poet
By-pass
We the Kauravas
Invocation

Biographical note