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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 7 May 2006
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Roger McGough
Roger McGough introduces a selection of poems chosen by listeners
Featured poems
The Long Garden by Patrick Kavanagh
From: The Oxford Book of Garden Verse
Publ: Oxford

Gardeners' Question Time by Steve Ellis
From: Scanning the Century: The Penguin Book of the Twentieth Century in Poetry
Publ: Penguin

The Cockney's Garden/If it Wasn't for the 'Ouses In Between by Edgar Bateman
From:  The Oxford Book of Garden Verse
Publ: Oxford

The Seed Shop by Muriel Stuart
From:  A Book of Town Verse
Publ:  Geoffrey Cumberlege - Oxford

Digging by Seamus Heaney
From:  Death of a Naturalist
Publ: faber and faber

The Lost Leader by Robert Browning
From:  Browning
Publ: Penguin

January 1940 by Roy Fuller
From:  The Middle of a War
Publ:  Hogarth Press

After Great Pain by Emily Dickinson
From:  The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Publ:  faber and faber

Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes by Billy Collins
From:  Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes
Publ:  Picador

Litany by Billy Collins
From:  Nine Horses
Publ: Picador

Swing Song by Louis Macneice
From:  The Collected Poems of Louis Macneice
Publ:  faber and faber

On Time For Once by Brian Patten
From: Vanishing Trick
Publ:  George Allen & Unwin

Nothing by James Fenton
From:  Children In Exile
Publ:  The Salamander Press

As well as the Bible and Shakespeare by U.A Fanthorpe
From: Neck Verse
Publ:  Peterloo Poets
 
 
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