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Roger McGough introduces poems about writing poetry and being a poet, including works by Emily Bronte, Sophie Hannah and RS Thomas. Readers are Adjoa Andoh, Cian Murchu and Trevor Peacock.

[Rptd Sat 11.30pm]

The House by David Sutton
From: New and Selected Poems 1965-2005
Publ: Peterloo Poets

Yours Sincerely by John Lucas
From: The Long & The Short of It
Publ: Redbeck Press

The Cancellation by Sophie Hannah
From: Selected Poems
Publ: Penguin Books

extract from Fresh Air by Kenneth Koch
From: Selected Poems
Publ: Carcanet

Who Goes There? by Cecil Day Lewis
From: The Complete Poems of C. Day Lewis
Publ: Sinclair-Stevenson

Don't ask Me by RS Thomas
From: Residues
Publ: Bloodaxe

The Thought-Fox by Ted Hughes
From: New Selected Poems 1957-1994
Publ: faber and faber

Write by Carol Ann Duffy
From: Rapture
Publ: Picador

A Supermarket in California by Allen Ginsberg
From: Collected Poems 1947-1980
Publ: Penguin

Memorabilia by Robert Browning
From: The Rattle Bag anthology
Publ: faber and faber

To Imagination by Emily Brontë
From: Brontë - Poems
Publ: Everyman

To Posterity by Louis MacNeice
From: Collected Poems
Publ: faber and faber

Dis Poetry by Benjamin Zephaniah
From: City Psalms
Publ: Bloodaxe

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 21 Apr 2007 23:30

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