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As far as I know

Author: Roger McGough
Publisher: London, England : Viking, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This new collection demonstrates the tremendous variety of [McGough's] work. He imagines the various home lives of the Surrealists, composes a couple of lyrics for the lovelorn waiting at the station, plays around with a few dictionary definitions - but above all faces the uncertainties and fears of ageing with characteristic wit and courage."--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger McGough
ISBN: 9780670921744 0670921742 9780241962275 0241962277
OCLC Number: 800854209
Notes: Poems.
Description: viii, 85 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Take comfort --
Anither time, another place --
To sentimentality --
Pakoras --
Window-gazing --
The wallet --
On Reigate Hill --
They came out singing --
Defence --
The cat in me --
Die barriere --
The disinclination --
Wobblies --
What is the word ... ; A cold calling --
Thud --
Barbecuing the decade --
'Coach & Horses. Interior' --
Tomatoes --
Knock knock --
Deadpan delivery --
Indefinite definitions --
As far as I know --
Beyond compare --
Johnny-come-lately --
The publicists's last letter --
At home with the Surrealists --
Fizzing in Chiswick --
'And when did you last see your father?' --
Spring resprung --
Vow --
Tube strike haiku --
Poem on the Underground --
Concourse --
The waiting game --
Ode to the leaf --
Relief all round --
Nice try --
Font --
To Roget's thesaurus --
Another person's dog --
Father's American walking sticks --
Events & happenings 1964 --
To Macca's shirt --
Home truths --
Scorpio --
Not for me a youngman's death --
Why me? --
Hill o' beans --
Grandma and the angels --
A good age --
'Look, Daddy, the candle is crying --
And so to bed.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Roger McGough.

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There may be a stronger strain of melancholy than before (the death of a regular in the local pub; the news that a daughter might be moving abroad), as well as a distinct sense of menace, small but  Read more...

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