18 Jun AFTER THE RUSSIAN. 1969.
Woodchester: Openings Press, 1969
21.5 x 15.2cm, 4pp. A small broadside published by John Furnival's press. The poem by Finlay is illustrated by Furnvial. The poem is made up of eleven groups of three words telling a story: the quay is silent and only covered in snow - then a Russian ship arrives, there are hats, footsteps and songs from the sailors and then the ship leaves port. The final words are Silence. Silence. Snow.
It is after the Russian.
The work was previously published in London Magazine January 1969.