Roger McGough presents a weekly selection of favourite poetry requested by listeners. Today's programme includes a poem about a writing bureau that transmutes into a small forest, another about an imagined set of neighbours, a bitter love poem from the 8th century, and a sinister folkloric tale read by the poet Robin Robertson. Other poets featured include Harold Nemerov, Lawrence Sail and Molly Holden. The readers are Alison McKenna, Peter Marinker and Jonjo O'Neill.
Producer: Sarah Langan.