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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 12 February 2006
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Roger McGough
Roger McGough introduces a selection of poems chosen by listeners
Featured poems
The Redness of Poetry by Carole Satyamurti
From:  Stitching the Dark - New & Selected Poems
Publ:  Bloodaxe Books

I am Cherry Alive, the Little Girl Sang by Delmore Schwartz
From:  Selected Poems (1938-1958) Summer Knowledge
Publ:  New Directions

Red Boots On by Kit Wright
From: Poems 1974-1983
Publ:  Hutchinson

There's Nothing Like the Sun by Edward Thomas
From:  The Collected Poems
Publ:  Oxford

Swineherd by Eiléan Ni Chuilleanáin
From:  Modern Irish Poetry
Publ:  Sphere Books Ltd

Girls Laughing by Ruth Bidgood
From:  Lighting Candles
Publ:  Poetry Wales Press

Great Moments by Gabriel Celaya, translated by Robert Mezey
From:  Scanning the Century
Publ: Penguin

The Ice-Cream Man by Michael Longley
From:  Selected Poems
Publ:  Cape Poetry

The Almond Tree by Jon Stallworthy
From:  The Norton Anthology of Poetry (Third Edition)
Publ:  Norton

The Arrival of the Bee Box by Sylvia Plath
From:  Collected Poems
Publ:  faber and faber

Large Red Man Reading by Wallace Stevens
From:  The Collected Poems
Publ:  faber and faber

The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams
From:  The Collected Poems I - 1909-1939
Publ:  Carcanet
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