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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 21 May 2006
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Roger McGough
Roger McGough introduces a selection of poems chosen by listeners
Featured poems
This Morning by Jon Stallworthy
From:  The Norton Anthology of Poetry - Third Edition
Publ:  Norton

Diary Moon by Paul Farley
From: The Ice Age
Publ: Picador

Busy Diary by Roger McGough
From: Bad, Bad Cats
Publ: Puffin

A Speech at the Lost and Found by Wislawa Szymborska
Translated by Stanislaw Baranczac and Clare Cavanagh
From:  Poems, New and Collected 1957-1997
Publ:  faber and faber

In Church by R.S Thomas
From:  R.S Thomas - selected by Anthony Thwaite
Publ:  Phoenix Poetry

The Heron/The Calvinist by Kenneth Steven
From:  Wild Horses
Publ:  Saint Andrews Press

The Galloping Cat by Stevie Smith
From:  The Collected Poems of Stevie Smith
Publ:  Allen Lane

A Special Odour by Brendan Kennelly
From:  Begin
Publ: Bloodaxe Books

The Ballad of Camden Town by James Elroy Flecker
From:  The Collected Poems
Publ:  Secker & Warburg

Doctor Crippen in Love by Tobias Hill
From:  Zoo
Publ:  Oxford University Press

The Embankment (The Fantasia of a Fallen Gentleman on a Cold, Bitter Night) by T.E. Hulme
From:  The Oxford Book of Short Poems
Publ:  Oxford University Press

The Untouchables by Kate Scott
From:  Stitches
Publ:  Peterloo Poets

Degrees of Gray in Philipsburg by Richard Hugo
From:  The Norton Anthology of Poetry - Third Edition
Publ:  Norton

Love (III) by George Herbert
From:  The English Poems of George Herbert
Publ:  Dent
 
 
 
 
 

 
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