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RAMONA! ROMONA!
Alternative title: Untitled ("Ramona! Ramona!")




RATTLE OF DRUMS
Alternate title: Untitled ("Rattle of drums")



A RATTLESNAKE SINGS IN THE GRASS
Alternate title: HYMN OF HATRED
lines 1-8 and 17-20 same as 1-8 and 9-12 of "Hymn of Hatred."



REBEL
Alternate title: THE REBEL
Included in a Kline agency list of REH poems it possessed after REH’s death, as "The Rebel."



THE REBEL
Alternate title: REBEL




REBEL SOULS FROM THE FALLING DARK
Alternative title: Untitled ("Rebel souls from the falling dark")




REBELLION
From a letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. November 1928 ("Salaam: / I’ll swear . . .").



RECOMPENSE
A titled version is included in a list of REH poems that Kline possessed.



RED BLADES OF BLACK CATHAY
(verse heading, appearances apart from the story)




RED THUNDER
An original typescript is known that is untitled, and 24 lines, don’t know where Joe Marek got the 25 line version;
This untitled original is on the same page as another untitled poem, "In the Ring."




REMEMBRANCE



REMINISCENCE
A poem title that is included in a Kline agency list of REH poems it possessed after REH’s death, but no copy exists today.




RENUNCIATION
From an undated, enclosed separate document sent with a letter to Tevis Clyde Smith.



REPENTANCE
From a letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1928 ("Salaam: / Not having much . . .").



RETRIBUTION
Alternate title: BLACK MICHAEL’S STORY; THE SONG OF MURTAGH O’BRIEN; Untitled ("The moon above the Kerry hills . . .")
First version found was untitled, and titled "Retribution" by Glenn Lord; Glenn says he found a later version, titled "The Song of Murtagh O’Brien"; the OAK list includes "The Song of Murtagh O’Brien"; was included in the proposed poetry collection IMAGES OUT OF THE SKY by REH, Tevis Clyde Smith, and Lenore Preece, and titled "Black Michael’s Story."



THE RETURN OF SIR RICHARD GRENVILLE
Alternate title: Untitled ("One slept beneath the branches dim")



THE RETURN OF THE SEA-FARER
Alternate title: Untitled ("Thorfinn, Thorfinn, where have you been?")
Originally untitled (draft) from a letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. April 1930 ("Salaam: / Well, Fear Finn, I believe . . .");
A titled version is included in a list of REH poems that Kline possessed
.



REUBEN’S BIRTHRIGHT
Alternate title: THE SKULL IN THE CLOUDS



REUBEN’S BRETHREN
 A letter to HPL, October 1930 ("It is with greatest delight that I learn . . .");
Was included in the proposed poetry collection IMAGES OUT OF THE SKY by REH, Tevis Clyde Smith, and Lenore Preece
.



REVOLT PAGAN
A titled version is included in a list of REH poems that Kline possessed.



A RHYME OF FARING TOWN
Alternate title: A LEGEND OF FARING TOWN




A RHYME OF SALEM TOWN
Alternate title: Untitled ("As I went down to Salem town . . .")



THE RHYME OF THE THREE SLAVERS



THE RHYME OF THE VIKING PATH
Alternate title: THOR’S SON




THE RIDE OF FALUME



THE RIDERS OF BABYLON



RIDING SONG
Not to be confused with "A Riding Song"



A RIDING SONG
Not to be confused with "Riding Song";
Was included in the proposed poetry collection IMAGES OUT OF THE SKY by REH, Tevis Clyde Smith, and Lenore Preece
.



THE ROAD
A poem title that is included in a Kline agency list of REH poems it possessed after REH’s death, but no copy exists today.




THE ROAD OF AZRAEL (verse heading, appearances apart from the story)
Alternate title: THE SONG OF SKEL THORWALD’S SON
In fact, there is verse heading for all five chapters; chapter four’s is by Kipling, the rest by REH;
chapter five’s verse heading is titled "The Song of Skel Thorwald’s son."




THE ROAD OF KINGS
Alternate title: THE PHOENIX ON THE SWORD (verse heading); THE SCARLET CITADEL (verse heading)




THE ROAD TO BABEL
From a letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. October 1927 ("Salaam: / Seeking cognizance of things . . .").



THE ROAD TO BLISS



THE ROAD TO FREEDOM
A titled version is included in a list of REH poems that Kline possessed.



THE ROAD TO HELL
Alternate title: Untitled ("The road to hell . . .")
The version printed in AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN MANUSCRIPTS AND PRINTED BOOKS, COLD STEEL #10 and MANUSCRIPTS FROM GOWER-PENN, VOLUME 2, #3 is slightly different, using lines 1-4 and 24-28 only;
That shorter version is from an earlier untitled draft of the poem that appeared in a letter to
Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. September 1927 ("Salaam: / Having just got your letter . . .");
These two appearances are facsimile reproductions of the page of the letter containing that poem;
The full version, with 28 lines, is used in SINGERS IN THE SHADOWS
.
 


THE ROAD TO REST
Alternate title: SURRENDER ("I will rise . . .")



THE ROAD TO ROME
A titled version is included in a list of REH poems that Kline possessed.



THE ROAD TO YESTERDAY
Suggested by the Cecil B. DeMille film of the same name.



ROADS
Alternate title: Untitled ("I too have strode those white-paved roads")
The original typescript page has this and just a couple lines above the untitled poem Glenn titled "The Guise of Youth",
in fact it appears that this last quatrain was meant to be part of the same poem, perhaps to be inserted between
quatrains 3 and 4 of the original version of "The Guise of Youth."




ROAR, SILVER TRUMPETS
Alternate title: Untitled ("Roar, silver trumpets")
 


THE ROBES OF THE RIGHTEOUS
From a letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. September 1927 ("Salaam: / Then the little boy said . . .");
A titled version is included in a list of REH poems that Kline possessed
.



ROGUES IN THE HOUSE (verse heading, appearances apart from the story)
Alternate title: OLD RIME
This poem has only appeared with the story.




A ROMAN LADY
From a letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. June 1928 ("Salaam; / Ho, ho, the long lights . . .").



ROMANCE (1, "I am king of all the Ages")
 


ROMANCE (2, "Shouting I come, flouting I come")
From a letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, June 23, 1926 ("Salaam; / I’m trying to write again . . .");
A titled version is included in a list of REH poems that Kline possessed, likely this version
.



ROMANY ROAD
From a letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. January 1928 ("I wasn’t lying . . .");
A titled version is included in a list of REH poems that Kline possessed
.



ROSES LAUGHED IN HER PRETTY HAIR
Alternative title: Untitled ("Roses laughed in her pretty hair")




ROUNDELAY OF THE ROUGHNECK



THE ROVER



THE RULERS
A titled version is included in a list of REH poems that Kline possessed.



RULES OF ETIQUETTE



RUNE
Alternate title: RUNE OF THE ANCIENT ONE; Untitled ("Gods of heather, gods of lake")
An untitled poem embodied in the story "Men of the Shadows" in BRAN MAK MORN, WORMS OF THE EARTH,
and BRAN MAK MORN – THE LAST KING;
A copy of the poem exists separately, and was titled "Rune of the Ancient One", Glenn Lord retitled it for publication
.
 


RUNE OF THE ANCIENT ONE
Alternate title: RUNE




RUSSIAN BILL
A poem title that is included in a Kline agency list of REH poems it possessed after REH’s death, but no copy exists today.




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