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Author: HILL, GEOFFREY
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Hill, Geoffrey    Poet's Biography
65 poems available by this author


A PRE-RAPHAELITE NOTEBOOK    Poem Text    
First Line: Primroses; salutations; the miry skull
Subject(s): Prehistoric Antiquities; Time


A SONG OF DEGREES    Poem Text    
First Line: It is said adonai your hidden word
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


ALGABAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Rhine-rentier
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


CANAAN    Poem Text    
First Line: They march at god's
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


CANTICLE FOR GOOD FRIDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: The cross staggered him. At the cliff-top
Subject(s): Bible; Christianity; Religion; Theology


CHRISTMAS TREES'    Poem Text    
First Line: Bonhoeffer in his skylit cell
Subject(s): Bonhoeffer, Dietrich (1906-1945); Christianity; Christmas; Christmas Trees; Nativity, The


CHURCHILL'S FUNERAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Endless london / mourns for that knowledge
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


CONCERNING INHERITANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: It is with civic matters as with some questions
Last Line: Its aegis anciently a divine shield / over the city
Subject(s): Great Britain History; Inheritance & Succession; English History


CYCLE    Poem Text    
First Line: Natural strange beatitudes
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


DARK-LAND (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: Are these last things reduced
Last Line: Sheol if not shiloh
Subject(s): Great Britain History; Anglican Church; Jews; English History


DARK-LAND (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: Wherein wesley stood
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


DARK-LAND (3)    Poem Text    
First Line: Aspiring grantham
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


DE ANIMA    Poem Text    
First Line: Salutation: it is as though
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


DE JURE BELLI AC PACIS    Poem Text    
First Line: The people moves as one spirit unfettered
Last Line: To consecrate the liberties of maastricht?
Subject(s): Europe


EZEKIEL'S WHEEL    Poem Text    
First Line: Consider now the valley
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


GENESIS    Poem Text    
First Line: Against the burly air I strode
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology


HOLY THURSDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Naked, he climbed to the wolf's lair
Subject(s): Christianity; Religion; Theology


IN MEMORY OF JANE FRASER; AN ATTEMPTED REPARATION    Poem Text    
First Line: When snow like sheep lay in the fold
Subject(s): Christianity; Death; Religion; Dead, The; Theology


LOCUST SONGS: SHILOH CHURCH, 1862: TWENTY-THREE THOUSAND    Poem Text    
First Line: O stamping-ground of the shod word! So hard
Subject(s): Christianity; Religion; Theology


MERCIAN HYMNS: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: King of the perennial holly-groves, the riven sandstone: overlord of
Subject(s): England; Offa (D. 796), King Of Mercia; English


MERCIAN HYMNS: 10    Poem Text    
First Line: He adored the desk, its brown-oak inlaid with ebony
Subject(s): England; Offa (D. 796), King Of Mercia; English


MERCIAN HYMNS: 16    Poem Text    
First Line: Clash of salutation. As keels thrust into shingle
Subject(s): England; Offa (D. 796), King Of Mercia; English


MERCIAN HYMNS: 27    Poem Text    
First Line: Now when king offa was alive and dead, they were
Subject(s): Offa (D. 796), King Of Mercia


MERCIAN HYMNS: 28    Poem Text    
First Line: Processes of generation; deeds of settlement. The
Subject(s): England; Offa (D. 796), King Of Mercia; English


MERCIAN HYMNS: 30    Poem Text    
First Line: And it seemed, while we waited, he began to walk to
Subject(s): England; Offa (D. 796), King Of Mercia; English


MERCIAN HYMNS: 6    Poem Text    
First Line: The princes of mercia were badger and raven. Thrall to their freedom
Subject(s): England; Offa (D. 796), King Of Mercia; English


MERCIAN HYMNS: 7    Poem Text    
First Line: Gasholders, russet among fields. Milldams, marlpools that lay unstirring
Subject(s): England; Offa (D. 796), King Of Mercia; English


MERCIAN HYMNS: 8    Poem Text    
First Line: The mad are predators. Too often lately they harbour
Subject(s): England; Offa (D. 796), King Of Mercia; English


METAMORPHOSES: 3. THE RE-BIRTH OF VENUS    Poem Text    
First Line: And now the sea-scoured temptress, having failed
Subject(s): Chicago; Haymarket Square Riot; Newspapers; Social Protest; Journalism; Journalists


MYSTICISM AND DEMOCRACY (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: You see the terrain he has won back from but not won
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


MYSTICISM AND DEMOCRACY (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: Do not stand witness; observe only
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


MYSTICISM AND DEMOCRACY (3)    Poem Text    
First Line: To the evangelicals: a moving image
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


MYSTICISM AND DEMOCRACY (4)    Poem Text    
First Line: Ill-conceived, ill ordained, heart's rhetoric
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


MYSTICISM AND DEMOCRACY (5)    Poem Text    
First Line: Great gifts foreclosed on; loss and waste offset
Last Line: This is also admitted: introit turba
Subject(s): Great Britain History; Religion; English History


OF COMING-INTO-BEING AND PASSING-AWAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Rosa sericea: its red spurs / blooded with amber
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


OF CONSTANCY AND MEASURE    Poem Text    
First Line: One sees again how it goes
Last Line: With so much else believed to be fire and air
Subject(s): Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937); World War I


ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE    Poem Text    
First Line: Though there are wild dogs
Last Line: The newly-stung
Subject(s): Eurydice (Nymph); Mythology - Classical; Orpheus


OVID IN THE THIRD REICH    Poem Text    
First Line: I love my work and my children. God
Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; Shoah; Judaism


PARENTALIA (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: The here-and-now finds vigil transfiguring
Last Line: In the faint rasp of autumnal flowers
Subject(s): Beauty


PARENTALIA (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: Go your ways, as if in thanksgiving
Last Line: "harvest festival to armistice day
Subject(s): Daniel (Bible)


PICTURE OF A NATIVITY    Poem Text    
First Line: Sea-preserved, heaped with sea-spoils
Subject(s): Christianity; Religion; Theology


PISGAH    Poem Text    
First Line: I am ashamed and grieve, having seen you then
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


POSTLUDE    Poem Text    
First Line: Rose-douched ammoniac
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


PSALMS OF ASSIZE    Poem Text    
First Line: Why should I strike you with my name
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


REQUIEM FOR THE PLANTAGENET KINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: For whom the possessed sea littered, on both shores
Subject(s): Great Britain - Rulers


RESPUBLICA    Poem Text    
First Line: The srident high
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


RITORNELLI    Poem Text    
First Line: Angel of tones
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


SCENES WITH HARLEQUINS    Poem Text    
First Line: Distance is on edge
Last Line: "it is parched mars,
Subject(s): Religion


SEPTEMBER SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Undesirable you may have been, untouchable
Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; War; Shoah; Judaism


SOBIESKI'S SHIELD    Poem Text    
First Line: The blackberry, white
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


SORREL    Poem Text    
First Line: Very common and widely distributed...It is called sorrow
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


THAT MAN AS A RATIONAL ANIMAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Abiding provenance I would have said
Last Line: Innocence of first inscription
Subject(s): Christianity


THE BIBLIOGRAPHERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Lucifer blazing in superb effigies
Last Line: The shadow-god envisioned is no cloud
Subject(s): Christianity; Religion; Theology


THE HUMANIST    Poem Text    
First Line: The venice portrait: he
Subject(s): Christianity; Religion; Theology


THREE BAROQUE MEDITATIONS: 3. THE DEAD BRIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: So white I was, he would have me cry
Subject(s): Hate


TO JOHN CONSTABLE: IN ABSENTIA    Poem Text    
First Line: Anxious griefs, grievous anxieties, are not to be
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


TO THE HIGH COURT OF PARLIAMENT (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: Where's probity in this
Last Line: Into the lens of oblivion
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


TO THE HIGH COURT OF PARLIAMENT (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: Keep what in repair?
Last Line: The voice of amos / past its own enduring
Subject(s): Great Britain History; Amos (Bible); English History


TO THE HIGH COURT OF PARLIAMENT (3)    Poem Text    
First Line: Who could outbalance poised
Last Line: Densely reflective, long-drawn, procession of waters?
Subject(s): Great Britain History; Religion; Marvell, Andrew (1621-1678); English History


TO THE NIEUPORT SCOUT    Poem Text    
First Line: How swiftly they cease to be
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


TO WILLIAM COBBETT: IN ABSENTIA    Poem Text    
First Line: I say it is not faithless
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


TO WILLIAM LAW: IN ABSENTIA    Poem Text    
First Line: To fall asleep in the flesh
Last Line: Light to the unmoved miraculous / pool of siloam
Subject(s): Great Britain History; Religion; Law, William (1686-1761); English History


VENI CORONABERIS    Poem Text    
First Line: The crocus armies from the dead
Subject(s): Waddell, Helen (1889-1965)


WHETHER MORAL VIRTUE COMES BY HABITUATION    Poem Text    
First Line: It is said that sometimes even fear
Last Line: The professionals of seared array
Subject(s): Morality; Poetry & Poets


WHETHER THE VIRTUES ARE EMOTIONS    Poem Text    
First Line: Overnight-overnight
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History