This massive volume, over 800 pages was printed in 2009. The Collected Poetry of Robert E. Howard from the REH Foundation. This volume collects all of Howard’s known verse (more than 700 poems), excluding only certain draft and/or variant versions of his poems which are not significantly different from published versions.

It also includes the prose poems published in Etchings in Ivory, title and first line indexes, and “Barbarian Bard: The Poetry of Robert E. Howard”.

Contents

  • xxiv • Introduction: Barbarian Bard: The Poetry of Robert E. Howard • (1984) • essay by Steve Eng
  • lxxvii • Acknowledgements (The Collected Poetry of Robert E. Howard) • essay by uncreditedlxxviii • Foreword (The Collected Poetry of Robert E. Howard) • essay by Rob Roehm
  • 3 • The King and the Oak • [Kull of Valusia] • (1939) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 4 • The Road of Azrael • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 5 • Timur-Lang • (1964) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 5 • The Riders of Babylon • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 6 • Brazen thewed giant of a grimmer Age (Unfinished) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem fragment (“Brazen thewed giant of a grimmer Age…”) 2007)
  • 6 • The Outgoing of Sigurd the Jerusalem-Farer • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 10 • The Deed beyond the Deed • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 11 • The Ride of Falume • (1927) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 12 • A Song of the Don Cossacks • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 12 • The Ballad of Dark Agnes • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 13 • And Beowulf Rides Again • [Beowulf: miscellaneous excerpts, sequels and alternative versions] • (1974) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 14 • A Buccaneer Speaks • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 15 • Solomon Kane’s Homecoming • [Solomon Kane] • (1936) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 18 • Solomon Kane’s Homecoming (Variant) • [Solomon Kane] • (1971) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 20 • The Sword of Mahommed • (1998) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 21 • A Song of the Naked Lands • (1973) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 24 • Memories of Alfred • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 25 • The Chief of the Matabeles • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 27 • Drums in My Ears • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 28 • The One Black Stain • [Solomon Kane] • (1962) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 31 • The Grey God Passes • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 31 • Roundelay of the Roughneck • (1926) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 33 • Kings of the Night • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 34 • Marching Song of Connacht • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 34 • The Lion of Tiberias • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 35 • Rattle of Drums • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 36 • Hadrian’s Wall • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 37 • Reuben’s Brethren • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 38 • Remembrance • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 38 • The Madness of Cormac • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 39 • The Phoenix on the Sword • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 40 • The Return of Sir Richard Grenville • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 41 • To Harry the Oliad Men • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 42 • The Skull in the Clouds • (1962) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 44 • The Sowers of the Thunder • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 45 • Swords glimmered up the pass • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled Poem (“Swords glimmered up the pass…”))
  • 47 • Red Blades of Black Cathay • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 48 • Queen of the Black Coast • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 49 • Thor • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 49 • Thor’s Son • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 50 • Am-ra the Ta-an • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 53 • When Death Drops Her Veil • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 54 • A Thousand Years Ago • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 55 • Viking’s Vision • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 56 • The Song of the Last Briton • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 57 • The Song of Horsa’s Galley • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 58 • Black Harps in the Hills • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 59 • The Song of Yar Ali Khan • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 60 • Now bright, now red, the sabers sped • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Now bright, now red, the sabers sped…”) 2007)
  • 61 • A Song of the Legions • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 62 • Viking’s Trail • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 63 • Singing Hemp • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 64 • The Return of the Sea-Farer • (1978) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 65 • A Legend • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 66 • Niflheim • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 67 • When Men Were Bold (Unfinished) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of When Men Were Bold 2002)
  • 68 • The Sword of Lal Singh • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 69 • The Scarlet Citadel • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 70 • Where Are Your Knights, Donn Othna? • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 71 • Song Before Clontarf • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 72 • Fill up my goblet • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Fill up my goblet; let the rafter ring; …”) 2007)
  • 73 • The Ballad of King Geraint • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 105 • A Dawn in Flanders • (1964) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 105 • Hate’s Dawn • (2001) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 106 • The Legacy of Tubal-Cain • (1973) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 106 • War to the Blind • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 107 • A Son of Spartacus • (2001) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 108 • White Thunder • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 109 • I am the Spirit of War! • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“I am the Spirit of War!…”) 2007)
  • 110 • The Viking of the Sky • (1998) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 112 • Life (“They bruised my soul with a proverb…”) • (1973) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 113 • The Drum • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 113 • Lunacy Chant • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 114 • Private Magrath of the A. E. F. • (1927) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 116 • No Man’s Land • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 121 • Rune • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 122 • Kelly the Conjure-Man • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 122 • A Song for Men That Laugh • (1967) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 123 • Black Chant Imperial • (1930) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 124 • Empire • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 125 • Zukala’s Love Song • [The Zukala Poems: A Narrative Cycle • 4] • (1991) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 128 • Zukala’s Jest • [The Zukala Poems: A Narrative Cycle • 3] • (1974) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 129 • Zukala’s Hour • [The Zukala Poems: A Narrative Cycle • 2] • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 130 • The Tower of Zukala • [The Zukala Poems: A Narrative Cycle • 1] • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 132 • Lilith • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 133 • The Dust Dance (“For I, with the shape of my kin…”) • (1965) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 135 • The Dust Dance (“The sin and jest of the times am I…”) • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 139 • The Stranger • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 140 • Altars and Jesters • (1974) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 143 • The Chant Demoniac • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 144 • The Road to Hell • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 145 • The Mysteries • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 145 • Counterspells • (1990) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 146 • Always Comes Evening • (1936) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 147 • The Song of the Bats • (1927) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 148 • The Lost Galley • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 149 • Rebel • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 152 • Baal-Pteor • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 153 • Baal • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 154 • Astarte’s Idol Stands Alone • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 154 • Mystic Lore • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 155 • The Palace of Bast • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Palace of Bast 1977)
  • 156 • The Coming of Bast • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 157 • A Challenge to Bast • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 158 • The Coming of Bast (Draft) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 159 • The Worshippers • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 160 • Oh, we are little children, marching on to hell! • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Oh, we are little children, marching on to hell!…”))
  • 161 • The Song of a Mad Minstrel • (1931) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 162 • The iron harp that Adam christened Life • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“The iron harp that Adam christened…”) 2007)
  • 163 • Victory • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 164 • Ju-Ju Doom • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 165 • Moonlight on a Skull • (1933) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 165 • Futility (“Golden goats on a hillside black …”) • (1937) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 166 • A Warning (Partial verse) (“You have built a world of paper and wood…”) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of A Warning (“You have built a world of paper and wood … “) 1964)
  • 167 • A Warning (Complete verse) (“I come in the wail of the broken skies…”) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of A Warning (“I come in the wail of the broken skies … “) 1972)
  • 168 • Thus Spake Sven the Fool • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 168 • To All Lords of Commerce • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 169 • The Witch • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 170 • The Symbol • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 171 • The Last Day • (1932) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 172 • The Men That Walk with Satan • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 173 • Mad Meg Gill • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 174 • Something about Eve • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 174 • The Shadow of the Beast • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 175 • Skulls and Dust • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 176 • Red Thunder • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 177 • The Slayer • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 178 • Forbidden Magic • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 178 • Candles • (1979) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 179 • The Cats of Anubis • (1973) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 180 • The Cats of Anubis (Variant) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 181 • Destination • (1965) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 185 • A Lady’s Chamber • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 185 • Death’s Black Riders • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 186 • Dead Man’s Hate • (1930) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 187 • Hymn of Hatred • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 187 • An Open Window • (1932) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 188 • Shadows (“A black moon nailed against a sullen dawn…”) • [The Black Dawn Sequence • 1] • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 188 • Clouds • [The Black Dawn Sequence • 2] • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 189 • Shrines • [The Black Dawn Sequence • 3] • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 189 • The Iron Harp (“They sell brown men for gold in Zanzibar…”) • [The Black Dawn Sequence • 4] • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 190 • Invocation • [The Black Dawn Sequence • 5] • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 191 • The Tale the Dead Slaver Told • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 192 • Up John Kane! • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Up, John Kane! 1977)
  • 193 • The Bell of Morni • (2001) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 194 • Cornish Jack • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 195 • The Fearsome Touch of Death • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 196 • The Song of the Gallows Tree • (1980) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 196 • The Black Stone • (1956) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 197 • All Hallows Eve • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 197 • Against the blood red moon a tower stands • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Against the blood red moon a tower stands…”))
  • 198 • A Vision • (1967) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 199 • At the Bazaar • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 199 • The Phantoms Gather • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 200 • A Legend of Faring Town • [Faring Town] • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 201 • The Ghost Ocean • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 201 • The Skull of Silence • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 202 • The Zulu Lord • (1983) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 203 • Dance Macabre • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 204 • Buccaneer Treasure • (1985) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 211 • Ivory in the Night • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 212 • Arkham • (1932) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 212 • Fragment • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 213 • The Dancer • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 214 • The Dweller in Dark Valley • (1965) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 215 • Drowned • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 215 • As I Rode Down to Lincoln Town • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 216 • The Last Words He Heard • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 216 • The Hour of the Dragon • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 217 • Shadow Thing • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 218 • The Fear That Follows • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 219 • Moon Mockery • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 220 • One Who Comes at Eventide • (1933) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 220 • Black Seas • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 221 • The Ghost Kings • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 222 • The Oaks • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 222 • Not Only in Death They Die • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 223 • Recompense • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 224 • Secrets • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 225 • The Thing on the Roof • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 226 • Silence Falls on Mecca’s Walls • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 227 • Miser’s Gold • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 227 • A Dull Sound as of Knocking • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 228 • The Rhyme of the Three Slavers • (1983) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 229 • The Pool of the Black One • (1954) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 230 • A Pirate Remembers • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 230 • Devon Oak • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 231 • To a Woman (“Though fathoms deep you sink me in the mold…”) • (1933) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 232 • A Song of the Werewolf Folk • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 233 • Song at Midnight • (1940) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 234 • Shadows (“Grey ghost, dim ghost…”) • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 234 • Swamp Murder • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 235 • The Moor Ghost • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 236 • Far in the Gloomy Northland • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 236 • The House in the Oaks • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 237 • The Tavern • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 238 • The Singer in the Mist • [Sonnets Out of Bedlam • 5] • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 238 • The Dream and the Shadow • [Sonnets Out of Bedlam • 2] • (1937) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 239 • The Soul-Eater • [Sonnets Out of Bedlam • 1] • (1937) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 239 • Haunting Columns • [Sonnets Out of Bedlam • 4] • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 240 • The Last Hour • [Sonnets Out of Bedlam • 3] • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 240 • The Voices Waken Memory • [Voices of the Night • 1] • (1934) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 241 • Babel • [Voices of the Night • 3] • (1935) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 242 • Laughter in the Gulfs • [Voices of the Night • 4] • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 242 • Moon Shame • [Voices of the Night • 2] • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 243 • A Crown for a King • [Voices of the Night • 5] • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 247 • Cimmeria • (1965) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 248 • Slumber • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 248 • Long Ago • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 249 • Crete • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 249 • Romance (“Shouting I come, flouting I come…”) • (2006) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 250 • Heritage (“My people came from Munster and rugged Nevis-side…”) • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 251 • A Song Out of the East • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 252 • Dreams of Ninevah • (1959) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 252 • When Wolf Meets Wolf • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“When wolf meets wolf…”) 1976)
  • 253 • Exhortation • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 253 • Illusion • (1926) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 254 • Adventure (“Adventure, I have followed your beck …”) • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 255 • But the Hills Were Ancient Then • (1959) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 256 • Arcadian Days • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 259 • The Adventurer’s Mistress (“The scarlet standards of the sun…”) • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 261 • The Adventurer’s Mistress (“The fogs of night fling banners red…”) • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 263 • Mystic • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 264 • Yesterdays • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 265 • Zululand • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 266 • A Riding Song • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 267 • Renunciation • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 268 • A Misty Sea • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 269 • The Adventurer • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 270 • The Gods Remember (“Lost wonders of the ages lie…”) • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 271 • Men Build Them Houses • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 273 • To Lyle Saxon • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 274 • Deeps • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 274 • High Blue Halls • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 275 • The Desert Hawk • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 276 • Murky the night • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled (“Murky the night …”) 2002)
  • 277 • The Winds That Walk the World • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 279 • And there were lethal women • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“And there were lethal women, flaming ice and fire…”) 2007)
  • 279 • Sighs in the Yellow Leaves • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 280 • The Plains of Gilban • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 280 • Rebellion • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 281 • Adventurer • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 281 • A Far Country • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 282 • The Builders (“We reared up Babel’s towers… “) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 283 • Earth-Born • (1961) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 284 • “Feach Air Muir Lionadhi Gaelach Buidhe Mar Or” • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 285 • Sea-Chant • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 285 • Who Is Grandpa Theobold? • (1965) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 286 • The Song of the Jackal • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 287 • The Sea • (1923) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 288 • A Moment • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 289 • Lesbia • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 291 • Surrender (“I will rise someday when the day is done…”) • (1962) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 292 • Moonlight and shadows barred the land • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Moonlight and shadows barred the land…”) 2007)
  • 293 • Twilight on Stonehenge • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 293 • The Mountains of California • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 294 • Lost Altars • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 294 • Hopes of Dreams • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 295 • The Isle of Hy-Brasil • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 296 • A Calling to Rome • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 297 • The Call of the Sea • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 298 • Custom • (1990) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 299 • The Day That I Die • (1967) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 300 • Drum Gods • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 301 • The Gods of the Jungle Drums • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 302 • The Grim Land • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 303 • The Heart of the Sea’s Desire • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 304 • The Hills of Kandahar • (1939) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 305 • The Road to Babel • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 308 • Roar, Silver Trumpets • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 309 • A Song out of Midian • (1930) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 310 • Scarlet and Gold Are the Stars Tonight • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Scarlet and gold are the stars…”))
  • 311 • The Gods of Easter Island • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 311 • Easter Island • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 312 • Summer Morn • (2006) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 312 • The Doom Chant of Than-Kul • (1983) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 313 • Sonora to Del Rio • (1961) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 313 • Hills of the North! Lavender hills • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Hills of the North! Lavender hills…”) 2007)
  • 314 • When the Gods Were Kings • (1974) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 314 • Days of Glory • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 315 • Egypt • (1973) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 315 • Autumn • (1933) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 316 • The Jackal • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 316 • The Wanderer • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 317 • Whispers on the Nightwinds • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 317 • The Call of Pan • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 318 • The Day Breaks over Simla • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 318 • L’envoi (“Twilight striding o’er the mountain…”) • (1999) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 319 • The Ages Stride on Golden Feet • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 319 • Flaming Marble (“I carved a woman out of marble when…”) • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 320 • The Desert • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 320 • Desert Dawn • (1939) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 320 • Monarchs • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 321 • Long Ago • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 321 • The Land of Mystery • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 322 • Ho, ho, the long lights lift amain • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Ho, ho, the long lights lift amain…”))
  • 322 • The Trail of Gold • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 323 • Revolt Pagan • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 323 • Sailor • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 324 • The Sea and the Sunrise • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 324 • Nocturne • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 325 • Tiger Girl • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 325 • The Outcast • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 326 • Nun • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 326 • Keresa, Keresita • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 327 • Orientia • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 327 • King of the Sea • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 328 • Chant of the White Beard • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 328 • The Campus at Night • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 328 • The King of the Ages Comes • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 329 • The Gods Remember (“The glories of the ages…”) • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 329 • The Pirate • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 330 • The Sands of the Desert • (1980) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 330 • Adventure (“I am the spur that rides men’s souls…”) • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 330 • Roads • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 333 • The Poets • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 334 • Which Will Scarcely Be Understood • (1937) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 335 • Age Comes to Rabelais • (1966) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 336 • Another Hymn of Hate • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 337 • Edgar Guest • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 337 • Longfellow Revised • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 338 • Shadow of Dreams • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 339 • Musings (“The little poets sing of little things …”) • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 339 • Dreaming • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 340 • A haunting cadence fills the night with fierce longing • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“A haunting cadence fills the night with fierce longing…”) 2007)
  • 341 • The Primal Urge • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 342 • Laughter • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 342 • Eternity • (1991) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 343 • The Lies • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 343 • Invective • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 344 • The Bride of Cuchulain • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 345 • Memories (“Shall we remember, friend of the morning…”) • (1988) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 345 • The Actor • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 346 • Echoes from an Anvil • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 347 • The Ladder of Life • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 348 • A Hairy Chested Idealist Sings • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 349 • I’m More than a Man and Less than a God • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“I’m more than a man and less than a god…”))
  • 350 • Let me live as I was born to live • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Let me live as I was born to live…”) 2007)
  • 351 • Love’s Young Dream • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 352 • Little Brown Man of Nippon (second version) • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 354 • Authorial Version of Duna • (1991) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 355 • The Ecstasy of Desolation • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 355 • Rebel souls from the falling dark • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Rebel souls from the falling dark…”) 2007)
  • 356 • To Moderns • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 357 • The Road to Freedom • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 358 • Mankind • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 360 • The Guise of Youth • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 361 • Futility (“Time races on and none can stay the tread…”) • (1926) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 362 • These Things Are Gods • (1992) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 362 • I tell you this, my friend • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“I tell you this, my friend…”) 2007)
  • 363 • The Road to Yesterday • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 363 • Harvest • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 364 • Mine but to Serve • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 367 • Skulls • (1984) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 368 • Singing in the Wind • (1971) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 369 • Ambition • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 370 • Castaway • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 371 • Nights to Both of Us Known • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 372 • When I Was a Youth • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 372 • Mingle my dust with the burning brand • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Mingle my dust with the burning brand…”))
  • 373 • A Stirring of Green Leaves • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 373 • Only a Shadow on the Grass • (1978) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 373 • Destiny (“I am a white trail…”) • (2006) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 374 • The Rulers • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 376 • The Sands of Time • (1961) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 376 • Prude • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 377 • Sacrifice • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 378 • Mark of the Beast • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 379 • Little Bell of Brass • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 379 • The Drums of Pictdom • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 380 • For Man Was Given the Earth to Rule • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 381 • Symbols • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 382 • My Sentiments Set to Jazz • (1999) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 383 • Never beyond the Beast • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 384 • The Myth • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 385 • Untamed Avatars • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 386 • Match a toad with a far-winged hawk • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Match a toad with a far-winged hawk…”) 2007)
  • 387 • That Women May Sing of Us • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 388 • A Song of Defeat • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 389 • Prelude • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 389 • A Song for All Women • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 390 • Shadows of Dreams • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 393 • The Dreams of Men • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 393 • The Twin Gates • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 394 • To a Woman (“Ages ago I came to woo…”) • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 395 • To a Woman (Draft) (“Ages ago I came to woo…) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 397 • This Is a Young World • (1998) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“This is a young world…”))
  • 398 • After the trumps are sounded • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“After the trumps are sounded…”) 2007)
  • 398 • To Certain Orthodox Brethren • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 399 • Heritage (“Saxon blood in the veins of me…”) • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 400 • Ballade • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 400 • Dreamer • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 401 • Lines Written in the Realization That I Must Die • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 402 • To All Sophisticates • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 403 • Musings (“To every man his trade…”) • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 404 • One Blood Strain • (1962) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 404 • Perspective • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 405 • The Sea Girl • (1974) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 406 • Shadows from Yesterday • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 407 • A hundred years the great war raged • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“A hundred years the great war raged…”) 2007)
  • 408 • The tall man answered • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“The tall man answered…”))
  • 409 • The tall man rose and said • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“The tall man rose and said…”))
  • 410 • The tall man said • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“The tall man said…”))
  • 410 • The Wheel of Destiny • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 411 • The Sea-Woman • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 411 • Escape • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 412 • The Years Are as a Knife • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 413 • Whispers • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 414 • A Song from an Ebony Heart • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Song from an Ebony Heart 1989)
  • 415 • Man the Master • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Man, the Master 2002)
  • 416 • Ocean-Thoughts • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 416 • I do not sing of a paradise • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“I do not sing of a paradise…”) 2007)
  • 417 • The Tide • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 418 • A Sonnet of Good Cheer • (1967) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 419 • Shadows (“I am that which was, was never…”) • (2006) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 419 • L’envoi (“Harlots and choir girls…”) • (1998) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 420 • Age • (1971) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 420 • Freedom • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 421 • Tides • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 422 • A Warning to Orthodoxy • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 423 • There Were Three Lads Who Went Their Destined Ways • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“There were three lads who went their destined ways…”))
  • 425 • To the Contented • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 425 • Toast to the British! • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Toast to the British! Damn their souls to Hell…”) 2007)
  • 426 • To a Nameless Woman • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 427 • Keep women, thrones and kingly lands • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Keep women, thrones and kingly lands…”) 2007)
  • 427 • The Open Window • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 428 • Poet • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 428 • The Tempter • (1937) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 429 • Romany Road • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 430 • Parody • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 430 • The Gods I Worshipped • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 431 • Alien • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 431 • The Grey Lover • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 432 • And So I Sang • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 432 • The End of the Glory Trail • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 433 • Today • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 434 • Universe • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 434 • Let us up in the hills together • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 435 • An Outworn Story • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 436 • Native Hell • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 436 • They were there, in the distance dreaming • poem by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • 437 • Memories (“I rose in the path of a hurtling dawn…”)  (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 438 • A Man • (1998) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 439 • On with the Play • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 439 • A beggar, singing without • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“A beggar, singing without…”))
  • 440 • Night Mood • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 440 • Love • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 441 • Man Am I • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 442 • The Phases of Life • (1992) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 442 • A Song of College • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 443 • Was I There? • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 443 • Visions • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 444 • Through the mists of silence there came a sound • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Through the mists of silence there came…”) 2007)
  • 444 • The spiders of weariness come on me • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“The spiders of weariness come on me…”) 2007)
  • 444 • Dark are your eyes • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Dark are your eyes…”) 2007)
  • 445 • I hate the man who tells me that I lied • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“I hate the man who tells me that I lied…”) 2007)
  • 445 • Men are toys on a godlings string • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Men are toys on a godlings string…”))
  • 446 • For what is a maid to the shout of kings? • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled (“For what is a maid to the shout of kings…”))
  • 446 • To the Evangelists • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 447 • Surrender (“Open the window and let me go…”)  (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 447 • Hope Empty of Meaning • (1971) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 448 • Let the Gods Die • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 448 • Desire • (1984) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 449 • Destiny (“What is there real, my girl… “) • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 449 • Artifice • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 449 • The House of Gael • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 450 • I Praise My Nativity • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 450 • L’envoi (“Live like a wolf then…”)  (1998) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 451 • Destiny (“I think I was born to pass at dawn…”)  poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 451 • To the Stylists • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 451 • Life (“About me rise the primal mists…”)  (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 452 • A Word from the Outer Dark • (1974) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 455 • Crusade • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 456 • Who Shall Sing of Babylon?  (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 458 • The Night Winds • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 459 • Dreaming on Downs • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 459 • Belshazzar • (1964) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 460 • The Blood of Belshazzar • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 460 • The Broken Walls of Babel • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 460 • Passing of the Elder Gods • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 461 • Kublai Khan • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 461 • The Gates of Nineveh • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 462 • Two Men • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 463 • O the Brave Sea-Rover • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 464 • The Path of the Strange Wanderers • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 465 • The Cry Everlasting • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 466 • Drake Sings of Yesterday • (1981) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 468 • The Lost San Saba Mine • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 470 • Samson’s Broodings • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 470 • Trail’s End • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 471 • The Road to Rome • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 472 • West • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 473 • Empire’s Destiny • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 474 • Ghost Dancers • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 475 • Over the Old Rio Grandey • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 475 • Land of the Pioneer • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 476 • Flint’s Passing • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 477 • A Dying Pirate Speaks of Treasure • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 478 • Song of the Pict • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 479 • The Road to Bliss • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 480 • No More the Serpent Prow • (1971) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 481 • The Ballad of Buckshot Roberts • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 483 • San Jacinto (“Red field of glory…”)  (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 484 • Farewell, Proud Munster • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 485 • Dreaming in Israel • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 486 • The Peasant on the Euphrates • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 487 • Tarantella • (1926) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 489 • The Master-Drum • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 490 • Men of the Shadows • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 491 • The Harp of Alfred • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 492 • Abe Lincoln • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 493 • John Brown • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 493 • John Kelley • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 494 • John Ringold • (1964) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 495 • Mihiragula • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 496 • A Negro Girl • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 496 • When the Glaciers Rumbled South • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 497 • A Song of the Anchor Chain • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 498 • A clash of steel, a thud of hoofs • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“A clash of steel, a thud of hoofs…:) 2007)
  • 499 • The Feud • (1978) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 499 • The King of Trade • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 500 • The Gates of Babylon • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 501 • The King and the Mallet • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 502 • The Sand-Hills’ Crest • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 503 • The Affair at the Tavern • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 506 • Black Michael’s Story • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 507 • San Jacinto (“Flowers bloom on San Jacinto…”)  (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 508 • The Kiowa’s Tale • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 509 • Mahomet • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 509 • The Follower • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 510 • Flight • (1971) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 511 • Drummings on an Empty Skull • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 512 • To an Earth-Bound Soul • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 513 • A Song of the Race (long version) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 515 • The times, the times stride on apace and fast • (1999) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“The times, the times stride on apace and fast…”))
  • 516 • A Rhyme of Salem Town • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 519 • Early in the morning I gazed at the eastern skies • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Early in the morning I gazed at the eastern skies…”) 2007)
  • 519 • Serpent • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 520 • Shadows on the Road • (1930) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 521 • Ace High • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 522 • Attila Rides No More • (1970) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 522 • Oh, the road to glory lay • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Oh, the road to glory lay…”))
  • 523 • To a Friend • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 523 • The Sign of the Sickle • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 524 • Romance (“I am king of all the Ages…”)  (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 524 • The east is red and I am dead • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“The east is red and I am dead…”) 2007)
  • 525 • The Stralsund • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 525 • The Tartar Raid • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 526 • Skulls over Judah • (1967) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 526 • Riding Song • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 527 • Dreams • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 528 • Babylon • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 528 • Babylon (Draft) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 529 • Nisapur • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 530 • An Incident of the Muscovy-Turkish War • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 530 • The Cells of the Coliseum • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 531 • The Bandit • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 532 • The Alamo • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 532 • Seven Kings • (1982) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 533 • A Dungeon Opens • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 534 • The Gladiator and the Lady • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 535 • The Winds of the Sea • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 535 • Krakorum • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 536 • Eric of Norway • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 547 • The Bar by the Side of the Road • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 548 • Nectar • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 549 • Emancipation • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 549 • Girl • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 550 • Girls • (1925) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 550 • Prince and Beggar • (1957) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 551 • Bill Boozy was a pirate bold • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Bill Boozy was a pirate bold…”))
  • 552 • The Odyssey of Israel • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 554 • De Ole River Ox • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 555 • Young Lockanbars • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 556 • Flappers flicker and flap and flirt • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Flappers flicker and flap and flirt …”) 2007)
  • 556 • Strange Passion • (1984) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 557 • L’envoi (“Now flapper ridden flivvers whiz…”)  (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 558 • My brother he was an auctioneer • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“My brother he was an auctioneer…”) 2007)
  • 560 • Lust • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 561 • Modest Bill • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 565 • The Baron and the Wench • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 566 • A Ballad of Beer • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 567 • An American • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 568 • The Ballad of Monk Kickawhore • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 571 • Libertine • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 571 • The Kissing of Sal Snooboo • (1925) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 572 • A cringing woman’s lot is hard • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“A cringing woman’s lot is hard…”) 2007)
  • 573 • A Song of Greenwich • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 574 • Swings and Swings • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 576 • Nancy Hawk – A Legend of Virginity • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 581 • Now and Then (Incomplete) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Now and Then 2002)
  • 582 • A Pledge • (1971) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 583 • Repentance • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 584 • The Whoopansat of Humorous Kookooyam • (1984) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 587 • The Chinese Gong • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 588 • Ancient English Balladel • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 589 • A Fable for Critics • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 592 • An American Epic • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 592 • A Ballad of Insanity • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 592 • The Ballad of Abe Slickemmore • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 593 • A Great Man Speaks • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 593 • The Harlot • (1985) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 594 • Ecstasy • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 596 • The Ballad of Nell of Singapore • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of The Ballad of Singapore Nell 1976)
  • 597 • The Ballad of Nell of Singapore (Draft) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“There are grim things did, in the East, old kid…”) 2007)
  • 599 • A Poet’s Skull • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 601 • Many fell at the grog-shop wall • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Many fell at the grog-house wall…”) 1991)
  • 601 • Noah was my applesauce • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Noah was my applesauce…”) 2007)
  • 602 • At the Inn of the Gory Dagger • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“At the Inn of the Gory Dagger, with nothing to win or lose…”))
  • 604 • The Seven-Up Ballad • (1990) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 605 • The Cuckoo’s Revenge • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 606 • A Mick in Israel • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 607 • Daughter of Evil • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 608 • When Napoleon down in Africa • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“When Napoleon down in Africa…”) 1999)
  • 609 • Roses Laughed in Her Pretty Hair • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Roses laughed in her pretty hair…”))
  • 609 • Old Faro Bill was a man of might • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Old Faro Bill was a man of might…”))
  • 610 • The Bombing of Gon Fanfew • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 611 • Envoy • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 611 • Code • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 612 • Good Mistress Brown • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 612 • Dancer • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 613 • The Passionate Typist • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 613 • Neolithic Love Song • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 613 • Cowboy • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 614 • A Roman Lady • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 615 • The Weakling • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 615 • The shades of night were falling faster • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“The shades of night were falling faster…”) 2007)
  • 616 • Adam’s loins were mountains • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Adam’s loins were mountains…”) 2007)
  • 617 • Then Stein the peddler with rising joy • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Then Stein the peddler with rising joy…”) 2007)
  • 618 • Song of a Fugitive Bard • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 619 • A Song of Bards • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 620 • The Mottoes of the Boy Scouts • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 620 • Rules of Etiquette • (1924) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 622 • Madam Goose’s Rhymes • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 623 • To a Kind Missionary Woiker • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 623 • Sappho, the Grecian hills are gold • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Sappho, the Grecian hills are gold…”) 2007)
  • 624 • There’s an isle far away on the breast of the sea • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“There’s an isle far away on the breast of the sea…”) 2007)
  • 625 • Romona! Romona! • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Romona! Romona!…”) 2002)
  • 625 • Drawers that a girl strips down her thighs • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Drawers that a girl strips down her thighs…”) 2007)
  • 625 • Out in front of Goldstein’s, over by the Loop • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Out in front of Goldstein’s, over by the Loop…”) 2007)
  • 626 • The Baron of Fenland sat at ease • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“The baron of Fenland sat at east…”) 1986)
  • 627 • And Bill, he looked at me and said • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“And Bill, he looked at me and said…”) 1998)
  • 628 • Toper • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 628 • To a Certain Cultured Woman • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of To Certain Cultured Women 2007)
  • 629 • How to Select a Successful Evangelist • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 630 • A Song of Cheer • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 631 • The Rover • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 632 • I hold all women are a gang of tramps • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“I hold all women are a gang of tramps… “) 2007)
  • 632 • I knocked upon her lattice—soft! • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“I knocked upon her lattice—soft!…”))
  • 633 • Yodels of Good Sneer to the Pipple, Damn Them • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 633 • Ho merry bark, let’s go • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Ho, merry bark, let’s go…”) 1998)
  • 634 • Limericks to Spank By • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 634 • The Choir Girl • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 635 • King Bahthur’s Court / Prologue • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 635 • By old Abie Goldstein’s pawn shop • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“By old Abie Goldstein’s pawnshop…”) 2007)
  • 636 • A Chinese washer, Ching-Ling • (1998) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“A Chinese washer, Ching-Ling…”))
  • 636 • A Young Wife’s Tale • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 637 • A sappe ther wos and that a crumbe manne • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“A Sappe ther wos and that a crumbe manne…”) 2007)
  • 638 • Palm-trees are waving in the gulf-breeze • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Palm-trees are waving in the gulf-breeze…”) 1999)
  • 639 • Mother Eve, Mother Eve, I name you a fool • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Mother Eve, Mother Eve, I name you a fool…”) 2007)
  • 639 • Take some honey from a cat • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Take some honey from a cat…”) 2007)
  • 640 • What’s become of Waring • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“What’s become of Waring…”) 2007)
  • 640 • Senor Zorro • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 641 • The Tom Thumb Moider Mystery • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 642 • To a Roman Woman • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 643 • The Maiden of Kercheezer • (1924) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 643 • A Quatrain of Beauty • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 644 • My Children • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 644 • Tell me not in coocoo numbers • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Tell me not in coocoo numbers…”) 2007)
  • 644 • Love is singing soft and low • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Love is singing soft and low…”) 2007)
  • 645 • Lines to G. B. Shaw • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 645 • I lay in Yen’s opium joint • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“I lay in Yen’s opium joint…”) 2007)
  • 646 • The Robes of the Righteous • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 646 • There once was a wicked old elf • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“There once was a wicked old elf…”) 2007)
  • 647 • The Song of the Sage • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 647 • As you dance upon the air • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled (“As you dance upon the air…”) 2002)
  • 647 • Give ye of my best though the dole be meager • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Give ye of my best though the dole be meager…”) 2007)
  • 648 • The helmsman gaily, rode down the rickerboo • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“The helmsman gaily, rode down the rickerboo…”) 2007)
  • 648 • Life is a lot of hooey! • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Life is a lot of hooey!…”))
  • 648 • I call the muster of iron men • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“I call the muster of iron men…”))
  • 648 • He clutched his penis tight • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“He clutched his penis tight…”) 2007)
  • 649 • A Weird Ballad • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 650 • Life is a cynical, romantic pig • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Life is a cynical, romantic pig…”) 2007)
  • 650 • Lizzen my children and you shall be told • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“Lizzen my children and you shall be told…”) 1991)
  • 650 • I am MAN from the primal, I • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“I am Man from the primal, I…”) 2007)
  • 651 • What Is Love? • (1999) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 652 • When I Was in Africa • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 653 • There was an old dick whose name was Stiff • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“There was an old Dick whose name was Stiff…”) 2007)
  • 653 • A Tribute to the Sportsmanship of the Fans • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 654 • Kid Lavigne Is Dead • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 655 • “Aw Come On and Fight!” • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 656 • The Cooling of Spike McRue • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 657 • Fables for Little Folks • (1926) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 658 • The Champ • (1990) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 658 • Slugger’s Vow • (1996) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 659 • In the Ring • (1996) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 660 • And Dempsey climbed into the ring • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“And Dempsey climbed into the ring and the crowd sneered…”) 2007)
  • 661 • They matched me up that night • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“They matched me up that night with a bird that was a fright…”))
  • 662 • Down the Ages • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 662 • John L. Sullivan • (1998) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 664 • Jack Dempsey • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 664 • We are the duckers of crosses • (2007) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“We are the duckers of crosses…”))
  • 665 • All the Crowd • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled poem (“All the crowd meek and proud…”) 2007)
  • 666 • When You Were a Set-up and I Was a Ham • (1990) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 667 • Time, the Victor • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 671 • Proem • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 671 • Flaming Marble (“This is a dream that comes to me often …”) • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 674 • Skulls and Orchids • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 679 • Medallions in the Moon • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 680 • The Gods That Men Forget • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 682 • Bloodstones and Ebony • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 687 • Notes (The Collected Poems of Robert E. Howard) • essay by uncredited
  • 693 • Index of Titles • essay by uncredited
  • 711 • Index of First Lines • essay by uncredited
  • [729] • Untitled poem (“All fled—all done…”) • poem by Robert E. Howard
Publisher: REH Foundation Press
Year : January 2009
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages : lxxix728
Cover : Photo of REH
Illustrations : None
ISFDB Howard Works

Notes

Edited by Rob Roehm.
Introduction by Steve Eng.
First Edition (not stated).
Limited to 150 numbered copies.
Limited edition of 75 copies in the 2nd printing.
Limited edition of 75 copies in the 3rd printing.

Untitled poems are titled by their first lines with initial caps only.
Two typescript facsimiles laid in: “The Hour of the Dragon” and “To a Woman (‘Thus in my mood I love you…’)”.
In “A Song of the Race” the word “westerns” should be “western”.
On page xxxii, Viola Garvin is called “Violin”.
In the “Index of Titles”, some poems have “(see Notes, pg.___” instead of a page number. The numbers in the blanks are generally one or two digits off because two poems were inserted into the text at the last minute.
“Old Rime”, the epigraph for the story “Rogues in the House” was inadvertently left out. A facsimile of the first page of the Weird Tales version of the story was sent to buyers at no charge.

This massive volume, over 800 pages was printed in 2009. The Collected Poetry of Robert E. Howard from the REH Foundation. This volume collects all of Howard’s known verse (more than 700 poems), excluding only certain draft and/or variant versions of his poems which are not significantly different from published versions.

It also includes the prose poems published in Etchings in Ivory, title and first line indexes, and “Barbarian Bard: The Poetry of Robert E. Howard”.

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