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Roger McGough introduces listeners' requests for poems by Derek Walcott, Linda Pastan and Russian poets Yevgeny Yevtushenko and Inna Kabysh. The readers are Burt Caesar, Mark Meadows and Nadia Williams.

Letter from Brooklyn by Derek Walcott
From Derek Walcott – Collected Poems 1948-1984
The Noonday Press

People by Yevgeny Yevtushenko, translated by Robin Milner-Gulland
Selected Poems – Yevtushenko

The Five Stages of Grief by Linda Pastan
From: The Five Stages of Grief
Publ: Norton

Different Beds by Roger McGough
From: Selected Poems
Publ: Penguin

The Fallow Deer at the Lonely House by Thomas Hardy
The Oxford Authors – Thomas Hardy
Oxford University Press

The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams
From: The Oxford Book of American Poetry

Daffodils by William Wordsworth
From: William Wordsworth – The Major Works
Publ: Oxford

Love Poem by Linda Pastan
From: The Norton Introduction to Literature (6th edition)

Love III by George Herbert
From: The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1918

To Anthea, Who May Command Him Anything by Robert Herrick
From: The Poems of Robert Herrick
Publ: Oxford

Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare
The New Faber Book of Love Poems

Me Cyaan Believe it by Michael Smith
It a Came
Creation for Liberation

Making Jam in July by Inna Kabysh, trans Fay Marshall
Modern Poetry in Translation New Series No.20 – 2002

My Parents Kept Me From Children Who Were Rough by Stephen Spender
From: Collected Poems
Publ: faber

Happiness by Raymond Carver
From: All of Us. Collected Poems
Publ: Alfred A Knopf

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