Treasure Island

Thom Gunn

(29 August 1929 – 25 April 2004 / England)

Poems of Thom Gunn

1. A Map of the City 11/12/2005
2. Black Jackets 11/12/2005
3. Cat island 1/3/2003
4. Considering the Snail 1/3/2003
5. Duncan -new- 8/29/2014
6. From the Wave 11/7/2005
7. In Trust -new- 8/29/2014
8. Lament -new- 8/29/2014
9. Moly -new- 8/29/2014
10. My Sad Captains 1/13/2003
11. On The Move 'Man, You Gotta Go.' 1/13/2003
12. Painting by Vuillard 1/3/2003
13. Still Life 1/3/2003
14. Street Song 1/3/2003
15. Tamer And Hawk -new- 8/29/2014
16. The Butcher's Son 1/3/2003
17. The Dump 1/3/2003
18. The Hug 1/3/2003
19. The Man with Night Sweats 1/3/2003
20. To Yvor Winters 1/3/2003

To Yvor Winters

Though night is always close, complete negation
Ready to drop on wisdom and emotion,
Night from the air or the carnivorous breath,
Still it is right to know the force of death,
And, as you do, persistent, tough in will,
Raise from the excellent the better still.

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