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29/04/2007

Roger McGough presents an anthology of poems requested by listeners. Brian Pettifer, Richard McCabe and Eleanor Tremain read poems by Edwin Morgan, Philip Larkin and Emily Bronte, while poet Andrew McNeillie reads his own work.

[Rptd Sat 11.30pm]

Good Night and Good Morning by Richard Monckton Milnes
From: The Oxford Book of Children's Verse
Publ: Oxford University Press

Goodbye by Alun Lewis
From: Twentieth Century Anglo-Welsh Poetry
Publ: seren

Postscript: for Gweno by Alun Lewis
From: Selected Poems of Alun Lewis
Publ: Unwin Paperbacks

For the Union Dead by Robert Lowell
From: Robert Lowell's Poems - A Selection
Publ: faber and faber

Dulyn by Andrew McNeillie
From: Now, Then
Publ: Carcanet

Aphasia by Gwyneth Lewis
From: Keeping Mum
Publ: Bloodaxe

Hope by Czeslaw Milosz
From: New and Collected Poems 1930-2001
Publ: Penguin Books

Tonight I Write Sadly by Christopher Logue (from original by Pablo Neruda)
From: Christopher Logue - Songs
Publ: Hutchinson
(Recording from LP 'Red Bird' Christopher Logue with the Tony Kinsey Quintet. Parlophone records)

The Burial of the Linnet by Juliana Horatio Ewing
From: The Oxford Book of Children's Verse
Publ: Oxford University Press

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

In the Snack-Bar by Edwin Morgan
From: Collected Poems
Publ: Carcanet

30 minutes

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