Publication Year

Poems 1968-1972

From: The Essential Travis Lane


Pleasant Things – This Being the Case – Spring Break-up – The Hayman – The Statue – Plain Stars – The Song of Lot’s Wife – What Moves Is Held – At Night UpHere the Road Is Different – For Derek Walcott – Mirrorings – I’ve Been to My Sweetheart’s – The Grindstone – Astronomical – The Burning Bush – Spring Sours – But It IS Hard – A Stone from Fundy



Travis Lane

Millicent Elizabeth Travis Lane was born in 1934 in San Antonio, Texas. She moved to Fredericton, New Brunswick in 1960 where to this day she holds the title of Honourary Research Associate for the Department of English at UNB. In addition to having published fourteen books of poetry, Lane’s poetry reviews have appeared in a number of publications over the last fifty years, most notably in The Fiddlehead. Her work has been awarded the Atlantic Poetry Prize, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Bliss Carman Award.