Night on the Uplands

Original Text: 

Collected Poems of Raymond Souster, Vol. 2: 1955-62 (Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1981): 149. PS 8537 O87A17 Robarts Library

1A fire on such a warm night?
2Crazy, wasn't it, but then
3the mosquitoes wanted our flesh
4as much as we wanted each other,
5and as I remember
6won out in the end!
Publication Start Year: 
1958
Publication Notes: 

Crepêhanger's Carnival (1958)

RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
2006
Special Copyright: 

© 1981 Collected Poems of Raymond Souster, Vol. 2: 1955-62 Oberon Press (from which written permission to reproduce must be obtained in advance).