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Roger McGough presents requests for poems on subjects as varied as the sounds of flowing water, Tarzan as an old man, galloping cats and peaceful Sunday mornings. The readers are Patrick Romer, Kate Littlewood and Alun Raglan.

Producer: Mark Smalley.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Jan 2013 23:30

This Week's Poems

The Constancy of Water

By Kerry Popplewell

From Leaving the Tableland

Publisher: Steele Roberts


Johnny Weissmuller Dead in Acapulco                   

By Clive James

From Other Passports – Poems 1958 – 1985

Publisher: Jonathan Cape


Your Attention Please                   

By Peter Porter

From Peter Porter – Collected Poems Vol 1, 1961 – 1981

Publisher: Oxford University Press


The Galloping Cat                            

By Stevie Smith

From The Collected Poems of Stevie Smith

Publisher: Allen Lane


Sunday Morning

By Wallace Stevens

From Wallace Stevens – Selected Poems

Publisher: Faber and Faber


45 Mercy Street

By Anne Sexton

From Anne Sexton – The Complete Poems

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin


Eagle One, Eagle Two                    

By Charles Causley

From Charles Causley – Collected Poems

Publisher: Macmillan


The Anniversarie                             

By John Donne

From John Donne – Poems and Prose

Publisher: Everyman