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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 6 November 2005
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Roger McGough
Roger McGough introduces a selection of poems chosen by listeners
Featured poems
Words by Edward Thomas
From:  The Collected Poems and War Diary, 1917
Publ: faber and faber

A Smugglers' Song by Rudyard Kipling
From:  The Definitive Edition of Rudyard Kipling's Verse
Publ:  Hodder & Stoughton

The Last Buccaneer by Charles Kingsley
From:  Poems by Charles Kingsley
Publ:  MacMillan & Co

The Tide River by Charles Kingsley
From:  Poems by Charles Kingsley
Publ:  MacMillan & Co

Stormcock in Elder by Ruth Pitter
From:  Rith Pitter: Poems
Publ:  The Cresset Press

One Foot in Eden by Edwin Muir
From:  Collected Poems
Publ: faber and faber

A Chinese Sage by Elizabeth Jennings
From:  Collected Poems 1953 - 1985
Publ:  Carcanet

The Fire-Autumn by Les Murray
From:  Collected Poems
Publ: Carcanet

Moonlit Apples by John Drinkwater
From:  The Collected Poems - 1917-1922 Vol II
Publ:  Sidgwick and Johnson

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