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POETRY PLEASE
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Poetry Please
Sunday 16:30-17:00
Saturday (rpt) 23:00-23:30
The poems you want to hear
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If you'd like to suggest a particular poem for possible inclusion in the programme, contact us - don't forget to tell us why you'd like to hear your choice...
This week
Sunday 5 February 2006
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Roger McGough
Roger McGough introduces a selection of poems chosen by listeners
Featured poems
The Old Sailor by A.A. Milne
From:  Now We Are Six
Publ: Mammoth

The Queen of Sheba by Kathleen Jamie
From:  Mr and Mrs Scotland Are Dead
Publ:  Bloodaxe Books

Part Eight of Zero Gravity by Gwyneth Lewis
From:  Zero Gravity
Publ:  Bloodaxe Books

Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
From:  Selected Poems
Publ:  Fyfield Books

Thistles by Ted Hughes
From:  New Selected Poems 1957 - 1994
Publ: faber and faber

Hallaig by Sorley MacLean
From:  The New Penguin Book of English Verse

Remembrances by John Clare
From:  The Oxford Authors - John Clare
Publ: Oxford

The One by Patrick Kavanagh
From:  Collected Poems
Publ: Martin Brian & O'Keefe

Opening Section of Hawkwood by Ken Smith
From:  Terra
Publ:  Bloodaxe
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