To Bedlam and Part Way Back

Published 1960

To Kayo who waited

Part One

Her Kind

Noon Walk on the Asylum Lawn

Some Foreign Letters

Portrait of an Old Woman on the College Tavern Wall

The Kite

What's That

The Lost Ingredient

The Road Back

The Expatriates


Where I Live in this Honorable House of the Laurel Tree

The Farmer's Wife

The Exorcists



You, Doctor Martin

The Bells

A Story for Rose on the Midnight Flight to Boston

For Johnny Pole on the Forgotten Beach

Elizabeth Gone

Torn Down From Glory Daily

The Waiting Head

Kind Sir: These Woods

Music Swims Back to Me

Ringing the Bells

The Moss of His Skin

Unknown Girl in a Maternity Ward

Said the Poet to the Analyst

Part Two

For John, Who Begs Me Not to Enquire Further

The Double Image

The Division of Parts

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