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Gyles and Roger's favourite poems

Host_Ryan - One Show team | 17:47 UK time, Thursday, 9 October 2008


Pictured: Roger McGough, One Show poet Celia Sharples and Anton Du Beke in the One Show studio.

Can't see the video? Click here to watch

Our very own Gyles Brandreth and poet Roger McGough have read through all of the poems you've sent to us and they have chosen their favourites to mark National Poetry Day,.


Watch the film, above, of them discussing and reading a selection of your verses.

After a great deal of deliberation the poems that Gyles and Roger chose are:

Love is blind by Young Zoot.

Oakmeadow Ford by JJ Creber.

And The Passion of a Lady Pensioner by elderlyOrganiste.

Click the links, above, to read their poems.

'elderlyOrganiste' is the blog name of Celia Sharples. She was invited into the studio where she met Strictly's Anton Du Beke (he's mentioned in her poem!).

Thank you to everyone who sent in their poems.

Click here to have a browse through all of the verses that were sent in.

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