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16/02/2014

Roger McGough presents a selection of listeners poetry requests, from Lewis Carroll to Billy Collins via Kipling and Rossetti. There's also a close look at the poetry of Raymond Carver. With readers Harriet Walter and Guy Paul.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 22 Feb 2014 23:30

This Week's Poems

If

By Rudyard Kipling

From Rudyard Kipling Verse: Definitive Edition

Published by Hodder & Stoughton

 

What the Doctor Said

By Raymond Carver

From A New Path to the Waterfall

Published by Harvill (Harper Collins)

 

Forgetfulness

By Billy Collins

From Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times

Published by Bloodaxe Books

 

Late Fragment

By Raymond Carver

From A New Path to the Waterfall

Published by Harvill (Harper Collins)

 

Prosser

By Raymond Carver

From Fires

Published by Picador

 

The Big Parade

By Stephen Knight

From Dream City Cinema

Published by Bloodaxe Books

 

His Bathrobe Pocket Stuffed with Notes

By Raymond Carver

From A New Path to the Waterfall

Published by Harvill (Harper Collins)

 

A Birthday

By Christina Rossetti

From Selected Poems

Published by Penguin

 

Foreign Lands

By Robert Louis Stevenson

From Selected Poems

Published by Penguin

 

The Walrus and the Carpenter

By Lewis Carroll

From The Puffin Book of Nonsense Verse

Published by Puffin

 

Gunga Din

By Rudyard Kipling

From Rudyard Kipling Verse: Definitive Edition

Published by Hodder & Stoughton

 

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoger McGough
ReaderHarriet Walter
ReaderGuy Paul
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