Dancing Dust

Poems by Mollie Caird (1922-2000)

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A ballad of conservation
A conversation between the Isis and the Cherwell
A grouse in a pear tree
Alice in Tom Quad
Alone
And frustrate hope severer than despair
Animal crackers
A Pi Skye boat song
April 1964
A sonnet of the mountains
A thought
Autumn cheer
Avant-garde retreat
Battle Hymn of the Revolting
Beleaguered badger
Bird song at Wytham
Blackberry time
Bladon churchyard
Carolus Spencer Chaplin
Cinderella spire
Commem. Ball
Dead elms
Dirge in St. Aldate's
Evolution
February 20th 1962
Floodlighting in Oxford
For Oxfam at Christmas
Freshman's alchemy
Fritillary
Georgian evening
Goat sense
Guided tour of Oxford
Harvest Hymn
Hazael
Hen party at the Three Stags
High tide in the High
Holywell Garden
Homage to Hipango
Hymn for Christian unity
Hymn for Holy Communion
Il scherzoso
Information technology
In memoriam R.J.T.B.
Isis visitor
Ivory
Jerusalem
Keeper of the keys
Last words
Lichen
Love in a damp environment
Love's Labours Lost
Magdalen by moonlight
Malory
Manners makyth proctor
Marmalade days
Martha
Martha's song
Meadow mandates
Memory
Merton cobbles
Midas
New Year's greetings to the head of a college
North Oxford auction
North Oxford goes west
On Botticelli's Nativity
On such a night
Otmoor evening
Pipe dream
Port Meadow
Port Meadow in June
Posta pinta
Pre-Raphaelite villanelle
Prothalamion
Repentence
Requiem for Merton field
Romanesque
Rondeau of rooks
Rondel: a nightingale in Wytham Woods
Russian drinking song
Second thoughts on dust motes
Small hope
Son et lumière at Christ Church
Song of Mary
SonnetSmall hope
Starling roost
Styehead
Such sweet sorrow
Survival: the unholy land
Swan song
The Army and the avocets
The clench
The dancing dust
The death of Ahab
The dream
The face of God
The garden
The kingfisher
The Mammon of Unrighteousness
The modern undergraduate
The moon
The painter and the reaper
The Radcliffe Camera
The sheepfold
The song of the cave dwellers
The spring's encrease
The summer
The test
The trees ( G to M and M to G)
To -----
To George – Lent 1985
Transistorised spring: a madrigal
Travelling light
Triolet for a frustrated visitor
Untitled
Vadum Bovis Aethere Latum
Via Dolorosa
Village eucharist
Villanelle on a wet summer
Vive la difference
Washing day at Mansfield
Winter in the Parks
Writing poems