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Advice to a young prophet
Anatomy of melancholy
And so goodbye to cities
And the children of Birmingham
Angels again
Anthology c. 1940 [compiled by Thomas Merton of poems by others].
Anthology of Irish poetry
Ash Wednesday (poem)
At this precise moment in history. Section of The geography of Lograire.
Atlas watches every evening
Aubade – Harlem
Baroque gravure, A (from a 17th century book of piety)
Behavior of titans, The
Ben's last fight (fragment)
Birdcage walk
Candlemas procession
Captives – a psalm, The
Carol - 1967, A
Carrera Andrade, Jorge. Notes and translations.
Ce Xochitl: The sign of flowers (Mexico). Section of The geography of Lograire.
Ceremony for Edward Dahlberg
Chant to be used in processions around a site with furnaces
Char, René. Poems from the French of René Char, translated by Thomas Merton.
CHEE$E, by Joyce Killer-Diller : A Christmas Card for Brother Cellarer
Chilam Balam (Yucatan). Section of The geography of Lograire.
Cinq vierges, Les (pour Jacques)
City's spring
Concrete poems (various)
Cuadra, Pablo Antonio, 1912-2002
Day six O'Hare telephane. Section of The geography of Lograire.
Dirge for the city of Miami
Dirty souls. Translation by Thomas Merton of the poem "Almas sucias" by Alfonso Cortés.
Drake in the Southern Sea, poem by Ernesto Cardenal, translated from Spanish to English by Thomas Merton
Dramas of the evening
Duns Scotus
Early legend, The (six fragments of a work in progress)
Early Mass (St. Joseph Infirmary-Louisville)
Early poems, 1940-42
Eight freedom songs
Eighteen poems
Elegy for Father Stephen (also titled "Elegy for a Trappist")
Elegy for five old ladies, An
Elegy for James Thurber
Elegy for the monastery barn
Elias - variations on a theme
Epitaph for a public servant (In memoriam - Adolf Eichmann)
Ermine street
Evening: Zero weather
Every morning [concrete poem]
Everyday man counts, The
Exercise book
Fall '66 (Arturumque etiam sub terris bella moventem)
Fall, The
Figures for an apocalypse
First lesson about man
Five limericks for Father Raymond languishing in St. Joseph's Infirmary
Flight into Egypt
For my brother : reported Missing in Action, 1943
For the Spanish poet Miguel Hernandez
Found macaronic antipoem (A trans. from an elementary reader, Augsburg, 1514)
Four poems of Cesar Vallejo, translated by Thomas Merton
From the legend of St. Clement
Geography of Lograire, The
Gloss on the sin of Ixion
Grace's house
Grave robber beware
Great men of former times, The
Hagia Sophia
Harmonies of excess, The
Holy child's song, The
Holy communion : the city
Hopeless and felons
How long we wait
Hymn for the feast of Duns Scotus
Hymns of Lograire. Section of The geography of Lograire.
In silence
Kane Relief Expedition. Section of The geography of Lograire.
Lament for Javier Heraud
Landfall, The
Landscape, prophet, and wild dog
Lent in a year of war [published in magazine VIEW, slight variant from book version]
Letter to my friends (On entering the Monastery of Our Lady of Gethsemani)
Letters to Che : Canto bilingüe
Lion, The
Love winter when the plant says nothing
Macarius and the pony
Man the master
Message from the horizon, A
Message to be inscribed on Mark Van Doren's Hamilton Medal
Minotaur's picnic, The. From a verse history of the World.
Moslems' Angel of Death : Algeria, 1961
Natural history
News from the school at Chartres
Night of destiny
Night-flowering cactus
Notes for a new liturgy. Section of The geography of Lograire.
O cross more radiant than the stars
Ointment, The
Old Uncle Tom; poem by Thomas Merton with a note by Robert E. Daggy.
On a day in August
On the anniversary of my baptism
Original child bomb
Originators, The
Out of the heat of the invented South
Paper cranes (The Hibakusha come to Gethsemani)
Picture of a black child with a white doll (Carole Denise McNair, killed in Birmingham, Sept. 1963)
Picture of Lee Ying
Planet over Eastern Parkway, The
Poems from the books "The strange islands" and "A man in the divided sea." Russian translation by Regina Derieva.
Poems of Nicanor Parra. Translation.
Poetry 1931
Practical program for monks, A
Prayer to St. Anatole
Prologue : Why I have a wet footprint on top of my mind. Section of The geography of Lograire.
Prospects of Nostradamus, The
Psalm, A
Quickening of St. John the Baptist, The
Rain and vision
Raissa Maritain's poems
Reading translated poets, Feb. 1
Regret, The
René Char : seven poems from Retour amont, translated by Thomas Merton and with an introduction by Jacques Brault
Rilke's epitaph
Rites for the extrusion of a leper
Roman nocturnes, translation of poem by Rafael Alberti
Round and a hope for Smith girls, A
Saint Jerome
Saint Maedoc - Fragment of an Ikon
Saint Malachy
Sartre est un boche!
Secret, Le
Secular signs
Selected poems of Thomas Merton, The
Sensation time at the home and other new poems
Seven archaic images
Six poems (Sewanee Review, 1967)
Slowly slowly comes Christ through the garden. Section of Cables to the ace, #80.
Soldiers of peace, by Clement of Alexandria ; translation by Thomas Merton
Solemn music
Some poems of Raissa Maritain. Translated and with an introduction by Thomas Merton.
Song : If you seek a heavenly light
Song : In the shows of the round ox
Song for nobody, A
Song for the death of Averroës (from Ibn Al Arabi, after the Spanish version of Asin Palacios)
Song from Crossportion's Pastoral
Song from the Geography of Lograire
Song, A : Sensation time at the home
Sowing of meanings, The
Splendor paternae gloriae. Fourth century. Translated from the Latin of St. Ambrose by Thomas Merton.
Sponge full of vinegar, The
Sports without blood : A letter to Dylan Thomas
St. Agnes : a responsory
Sting of conscience, The (letter to Graham Greene)
Strange islands, The : poems
Studies of man's friendly competitor the rat have shown
Submerged dragon
Sweetgum avenue leads to a college of charm, The
Tears of the blind lions, The
Tears of the blind lions, The. French. (Les larmes des lions aveugles.)
Ten poems of Alfonso Cortés. Translation.
Thoughts in an airliner
Three poems by Thomas Merton (Fugitive; The Ohio River: Louisville; and After the night office: Gethsemani Abbey)
Three postcards from the Monastery
Tibud Maclay. Section of The geography of Lograire.
To Alfonso Cortés
To sons: not to be numb
To the Immaculate Virgin, on a winter night
Tomb cover of Imam Riza
Tonight there is a showing of champion lights
Tower of Babel
Trappists, Working
True love's novice
Tune for festive dances in the nineteen sixties, A
Twelve poems of Fernando Pessoa; tr. with an introd. by Thomas Merton
Two poems by Alfonso Cortés, translated by Thomas Merton
Two poems by Carlos Drummond de Andrade, translated from the Portuguese by Thomas Merton
Unending description, The. Section of The geography of Lograire.
Useless tree, The. Excerpt from The way of Chuang Tzu.
Verse card for hospital apocalypse
Western fellow students salute with calypso anthems : The movie career of Robert Lax
What to think when it rains blood (After a letter of Fulbert of Chartres to King Robert, --XI Cent.)
What troubles I have seen in birdlegged spring
Whether there is enjoyment in bitterness
Why some look up to planets and heroes. Poem by Thomas Merton.
Widow of Naim, The
Winter's night, The
With the world in my blood stream
You are about to be surprised. Section of The geography of Lograire.

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