28 MAY 1921, Page 21

POEMS WORTHY OF CONSIDERATION.—Tht Fires of Baal. By Austin Clarke.

(Maunsel and Roberts. 3s. 6d.)—A narrative poem in blank verse. "The secret golden coils of labyrinthine palaces" is a typical phrase. Mr. Clarke neither rises to the sublime nor sinks to the incompetent. —Wild Geese. By Theodore H. Banks, Jun. (Humphrey Milford. 5e. 6d.)—A young man's poems. Pretty enough if he would beware of " hath doth."—The Dreamland of Reality. By H. L. Hubbard. (J. M. Dont. 4s. 6d. net.)—Curious religious poems. That their mysticism is of a sort precious to the like-minded is attested in an introduction by Evelyn Underbill.--Strange Meetings. By Harold Monro. (The Poetry Bookshop. 4s.)—A further edition of Mr. Monro's distinguished book of verse.