Thom Gunn

(29 August 1929 – 25 April 2004 / England)

Thom Gunn Poems

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

The Dump

He died, and I admired
the crisp vehemence
of a lifetime reduced to
half a foot of shelf space.
But others came to me saying,
we too loved him, let us take you
to the place of our love.
So they showed me
everything, everything--

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