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A mixture of poetry requests to take us from dawn to dusk, with work by Norman MacCaig, Stephen Spender and Peter McDonald. There's a languid poem dreamt up by the American James Wright as he lay in a hammock at dusk, one by DH Lawrence longing for the company of his love to watch the sun setting and a 'crop of stars' growing silently, and a wry warning to a deluded Lothario as he takes the night air to try his luck.

The readers are Jonjo O'Neill, Peter Marinker and Alison McKenna.
Producer: Sarah Langan.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 4 Jun 2011 23:30