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Roger McGough celebrates the arrival of spring with poems by Walt Whitman, Charlotte Mew, Thomas Hardy and Ted Hughes. Readers are Adjoa Andoh, Cian Murchu and Trevor Peacock.

[Rptd Sat 11.30pm]

The Year's Awakening by Thomas Hardy
From: The Oxford Authors
Publ: Oxford University Press

Miracles by Walt Whitman
From: The Complete Poems
Publ: Penguin

The Fight of the Year by Roger McGough
From: The Oxford Book of Christmas Poems
Publ: Oxford University Press

I So Liked Spring by Charlotte Mew
From: Collected Poems and Prose
Publ: Carcanet Press

All Suddenly the Wind Comes Soft by Rupert Brooke
From: The Complete Poems of Rupert Brooke
Publ: Sidgwick & Johnson

The Trees by Philip Larkin
From: Collected Poems
Publ: faber and faber

Primavera by Robin Robertson
From: Wild Reckoning anthology
Publ: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

The West Wind by John Masefield
From: The Collected Poems
Publ: Heinemann

Home-Thoughts from Abroad by Robert Browning
From: Poems selected by WE Williams
Publ: Penguin

The Lambs of Grasmere by Christina Rossetti
From: The Complete Poems
Publ: Penguin

Winter by Brendan Behan, translated by Ullick O'Connor
From: Life Styles
Publ: The Dolmen Press - Dublin. London - Hamish Hamilton.

Easter 1916 by W.B. Yeats
From: The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats
Publ: palgrave

Easter by George Herbert
From: The English Poems of George Herbert
Publ: Dent

April Birthday by Ted Hughes
From: Season Songs
Publ: faber and faber

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 14 Apr 2007 23:30