The Terence Tiller Poetry Archive

This site celebrates the work of the English poet Terence Tiller (1916-87). It is maintained by his grandson, Matthew Tiller.

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List of poems:

"The Acid of the Heart" Adam Adam out of Eden Afflictions of Metal Alexander
"All Were Lovely" Armistice At the Window Autumn Letter Balcony
The Ballad of the Apple-Thief The Ballad of the Good Ship "Agapë" The Ballad of the Joiner Ballade of New Proverbs Bathers
Beauty and the Beast Before Childbirth Beggar "Being Oneself" The Bellcote
Big City The Birds The Birth of Christ Birthday Poem Birthday Song
Blessing The Blizzard in the Bottle Brompton Cemetery Camels A Carol in Time of War
Case Histories The Child Children "Choosing Evocative Words" Christmas and Epiphany
Civilians "Clever in Rooms" "Consider, Metaphysical My Heart" Coptic Church Death by Water
Desert Detective Story Domestic Animals Double Weather Douzains
A Dream of Judgement Eclogue for a Dying House Egypt Egyptian Dancer Egyptian Restaurant
Elegy I: Cairo Elegy II: Shop Window Elegy III: The Convalescent-Party Elegy IV The Epitaph
Epithalamion (from Poems) Epithalamion (from Unarm, Eros) Espresso Bar: Los Toros Examination Room Face
Faces Fallacy One Further Fear Flare Flying to Tripoli
Folk Song The Fool in "Lear" For Lost Lovers Four Love Songs Four Nocturnals
"From Whence His Mother Rose" The Fugue of Poems "The Grecian Tulip" Hands The Haunted House
"Here on the Windy Balcony" Holiday Hospital The Hunt A Hymn for Adam
A Hymn for Eve Image in a Cedar Tree Image in a Lilac Tree Images in a Dustbowl "In a Strange Land"
In Absentia "In the Cruel Breasts" In the Snow Intercalation The Interpreters
The Introspective Invocation upon the Deaths of Great Men The Inward Animal The Islanders Keepsakes
Last Poem The Lawn Lecturing to Troops A Letter in Green Ink Lilith
Limits "The Lines that Mathematics Draw" The Lions "Lovers Have Wept" "The Man of Blood"
The Marble Curtains Metropolis Mocking the Wind Need-Fires "Negotium Perambulans in Tenebris"
Nicht zu Ernst Notes for a Myth Notes for Pop Songs Notes to a Myth Notes to an Epistle
Ode "The Oracle's Desire" The Pardoner's Tale Pathetic Fallacies Peacock Night
The Phoenix Hour Pictorial Calendar Piscine The Planets Political Prisoner
Prothalamion (from Poems) Prothalamion (from Notes for a Myth) Reading a Medal Reading a Score Resolutions of a Committee
Roman Portraits "Salt Waters Wash" Science Fiction The Seashell Severance
"The Silence that I..." "Since I Have Written" The Singers Song A Song in G-Sharp Minor
Spring Letter Stage Directions Street Performers, 1851 Street Scene Substitutes
Sunbather The Swords of Glass Synaesthesia Terra Incognita "Than Lifeless Rock"
That Singing Mesh "They Know the Lion's Power" Three Christmas Trees Three Poems from Diapason "Time Will Not Open"
"Towards, My Love" Transmutation The Trap Triptych Triptychs
Tropical Aquarium The Unborn Daughter Vacuum The Vase A Villanelle in Cold Weather
A Villanelle in May A Waste of Shame The Water Crumbs What the Giant Thought "What's Mine is Never Separate"
With the Gift of Spring Flowers With the Gift of This Book "The Word is All" Yes, and Back Again "You Will Not See the Sorrow"