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Author: Raymond Souster
Publisher: Toronto, New York, McGraw-Hill Ryerson [1973]
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Souster, Raymond, 1921-
Colour of the times [and] Ten elephants on Yonge Street.
Toronto, New York, McGraw-Hill Ryerson [1973]
(OCoLC)568434465
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Souster
ISBN: 0070929769 9780070929760 9780070929753 0070929750
OCLC Number: 1088876
Notes: Poems.
Description: 178 pages 23 cm
Contents: The colour of the times. The penny flute --
The fond desire --
Ten p.m. --
Search --
Night-town --
The hunter --
Reality --
R.C.A.F. station --
Young girls --
The barracks --
The falling of the snow --
Rainy evening downtown --
North of Toronto --
June 1945 --
Point Duchêne --
Dominion square --
On a dock in Saint John --
Falling of the acorns --
Night watch --
Shake hands with the hangman --
Nocturnal --
Yonge Street Saturday night --
Dreams were always cheap --
Yorkshire village --
Print of the sandpiper --
When I see old men --
Dream of Hanlan's, Southern England --
Bar, Harlem --
Speakers, Clumbus circle --
City hall street --
Lambton riding woods --
Court of general sessions --
Man dying --
The lilac poem --
Roller skate man --
Lagoons, Hanlan's Point --
The twenty-fifth of December --
London rendezvous --
Freak show --
In praise of loneliness --
The man who finds his son has become a thief --
Death of the dawn patrol --
Jazz concert, Massey Hall --
Icicle outside the barracks --
Troopship outside Halifax Harbour --
Where the blue horses --
The senator goes home --
I watched a bird --
After dark --
Dissection --
Cape Breton summer evening --
The bourgeois child --
Death watch --
The mother --
The urge --
The lovers --
Downtown corner news stand --
Bridge over the Don --
Room at the top of the stairs --
The impulse --
Old man leaning on a fence --
Not wholly lost --
Girls playing softball --
Study : the bath --
My grandmother --
Every night a poem is made --
Musicmakers, N.Y.C. --
La belle dame --
Searchlight at the airport --
Bull pen, Manning Depot, R.C.A.F. --
Girl with the face of sores --
The opener --
Chet Baker at the colonial --
The flood --
High dive --
Drunk, on crutches --
The angel of Christmas --
The amusement park --
Ties --
The home --
The old prospector --
A spring night --
The collector --
On Grenadier Pond --
Evening in the suburbs --
World traveller at twenty-one --
The new mattress --
The negro girl --
The absence --
The miracle --
A bed without a woman --
Death by streetcar --
Litter --
Young thieves --
Flight of the roller-coaster --
Cat on the back-fence --
The wreckers --
Sucker run --
John Street --
Old man on Bay Street --
The old tin kettle --
I want to put it down --
My first school --
Coureurs-de-Bois. The creeper along the house wall --
The child's umbrella --
That shape in the fog --
The six-quart basket --
The full gospel mission --
The swing --
Dark angel --
The rooster in the city --
The orange-painted shed --
The seller of pencils --
The bell --
The victory --
The top hat --
Butterfly --
Second-hand bookstore --
For a summer evening --
The quarry --
Indian --
Old mill, Humber Valley --
A pair of slippers --
Rebirth --
The sleeper --
The Goat Island Poetry Conference --
Studio, 28th street --
The introduction --
The world stopped --
At Split Rock Falls --
The cat at Currie's --
My poplar --
Welcome to the south --
Motorcycle girl --
The death of the Grenadiers --
I wanted to smash --
Night on the uplands --
The setting right --
Choosing coffins --
Six bomber group --
Night of snow --
The Salvation Army girl --
One a.m., Bleury and Mayor --
The candy floss of the milkweed --
Gray rocks of the valley --
The first thin ice --
Ladybug --
November, early --
Just in from the cold --
Groundhog Day, 1960 --
Tell the little girl --
Willie the lion --
The third battle of Ypres --
Midsummer, Queen and Sherbourne --
Colonial Saturday night --
The price --
Like the last patch of snow --
Lilac was the colour --
Rally round the flag --
Summer afternoon --
Michèle Lalonde, reading --
Boys and ducks --
The bottle of Chianti --
The tame rabbit --
If the cat --
Escaped canary, King Street --
Summer house, Severn River --
University Street --
Lake of Bays --
Township of Tay --
The endorsement --
Five turns --
Outside Coldwater --
Gull in November --
The Statue of Liberty --
Carousel, Central Park --
Old horse --
More on drunken clocks --
The Russians bear --
Eight scoops --
8th Avenue subway express, 3 a.m. --
The waterfall --
Eyes across time --
When it comes my turn --
Last beer at the town --
Eddie Condon at the New Colonial --
Ninety ducks --
The extra blanket --
Easter Sunday --
Poem for Francine --
Ambulance --
Swan, Midhurst Park --
The burial --
The blind girl --
Prelude --
Loyalist Burial Ground, Saint John --
Groundhog's my nature --
Fisherman --
Homecoming --
Lilac bush in spring --
Grey squirrel, Central Park --
The man who finds love on the subway --
Girl in the blue bikini --
The problem of skating --
Another day --
The dogs of Korea --
I wanted to ask you --
Decision on King Street --
Dandelion --
To have the patience --
October moon --
Silence --
The rain is only the river --
This wind --
The cave --
Four girls at the corner --
The change --
The fortress --
Simile --
The tragedy --
The pink and blue balloons --
The wild wolves of winter --
The wrapper --
The stone --
Beautiful children --
Freeze up --
They said --
Rainbow over Lake Simcoe --
Black ant --
Chaplain --
First drunk --
Invocation to the muse --
This same quiet boy --
Thrush --
Swansea spring --
Spring waits for me --
Last ice on Bass Lake --
Hawk --
The face of Cleveland --
Good fortune --
Ninety in the shade --
Cicada --
The motives --
Waterfall --
Go ask --
Who knows --
Three sounds in the valley --
Old cemetery, Queen's --
The clock in the kitchen --
Night train leaving Montreal --
In the barn --
Old man crossing the farm yard --
Wild canary --
Be the weed-cutter.
Other Titles: Ten elephants on Yonge Street

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