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Milosz and Dickinson

Roger McGough presents a selection of poems by Czeslaw Milosz and Emily Dickinson read by Peter Marinker and Eleanor Tremain. A Polish veteran of many of the upheavals of the middle of the Twentieth Century and a Nineteenth Century New Englander who kept to her house and communicated with the world by post: perhaps not much connects these poets and yet their poems speak to one another across the years. Producer: Tim Dee.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 15 Mar 2014 23:30

This Week's Poems

A Portrait with a Cat          

By Czeslaw Milosz

From New and Collected Poems 1931-2001

Published by Penguin

 

That Love is all there is

By Emily Dickinson

From Emily Dickinson: Poems Selected by Ted Hughes

Published by Faber & Faber

 

A narrow fellow in the grass

By Emily Dickinson

From Emily Dickinson: Poems Selected by Ted Hughes

Published by Faber & Faber

 

How it Should Be in Heaven

By Czeslaw Milosz

From New and Collected Poems 1931-2001

Published by Penguin

 

I went to Heaven

By Emily Dickinson

From Emily Dickinson: Poems Selected by Ted Hughes

Published by Faber & Faber

 

La Belle Epoque/Trans-Siberian Railway

By Czeslaw Milosz

From New and Collected Poems 1931-2001

Published by Penguin

 

After great pain a formal feeling comes

By Emily Dickinson

From Emily Dickinson: Poems Selected by Ted Hughes

Published by Faber & Faber

 

I think the Hemlock likes to stand

By Emily Dickinson

From Emily Dickinson: Poems Selected by Ted Hughes

Published by Faber & Faber

 

And Yet the Books

By Czeslaw Milosz

From New and Collected Poems 1931-2001

Published by Penguin

 

Because I could not stop for death

By Emily Dickinson

From Emily Dickinson: Poems Selected by Ted Hughes

Published by Faber & Faber

 

The crickets sang and set the sun

By Emily Dickinson

From Emily Dickinson: Poems Selected by Ted Hughes

Published by Faber & Faber

 

Blacksmith Shop

By Czeslaw Milosz

From New and Collected Poems 1931-2001

Published by Penguin

 

I heard a fly buzz when I died

By Emily Dickinson

From Emily Dickinson: Poems Selected by Ted Hughes

Published by Faber & Faber

 

There came a wind like a bugle

By Emily Dickinson

From Emily Dickinson: Poems Selected by Ted Hughes

Published by Faber & Faber

 

What Passed at Colonus

Seamus Heaney

Published in the New York Review of Books 7th Oct 2004

 

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoger McGough
ReaderPeter Marinker
ReaderEleanor Tremain
ProducerTim Dee

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