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Name: James Travis Jim Reeves  
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Date of Birth: 31st July 1923
Place of Birth: Galloway, Texas;
Profession: Singer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

James Reeves was the pseudonym of John Morris (1909 - 1978), an English writer known for his poetry and contributions to children's literature and the literature of collected traditional songs

He was born in Middlesex, and educated at Stowe and Jesus College, Cambridge. He taught until 1952, when he became a full-time writer.

He was close to Laura Riding for a time, and also was an editor of works of Robert Graves.


  • Songs for Sixpence (1929) editor
  • The Natural Need (1936, Seizin Press) poems
  • The Imprisoned Sea (1949) poems
  • The Wandering Moon (1950) poems
  • The Password (1952) poems
  • The critical sense; practical criticism of prose and poetry (1956)
  • The Talking Skull (1958) poems
  • The Idiom of the People: English traditional verse (1958) folk songs, with Cecil Sharp
  • Collected Poems 1929-1959 (1960)
  • The everlasting circle; English traditional verse (1960)
  • Georgian Verse (1962) editor
  • The Questioning Tiger (1964) poems
  • Selected Poems (1967)
  • The Christmas Book (1968) with Raymond Briggs
  • Understanding poetry (1967)
  • Commitment to Poetry (1969)
  • Maildun the Voyager (1971) historical novel
  • Poems and Paraphrases (1972)
  • Complete Poems for Children (1973)
  • A vein of mockery: twentieth-century verse (1973)
  • The Forbidden Forest and other stories (1973) with Raymond Briggs
  • Collected Poems 1929-1974 (1974)
  • The reputation and writings of Alexander Pope (1976)
  • The Closed Door (1977) poems
  • Arcadian Ballads (1978)poems

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