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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 23 October 2005
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Roger McGough
Roger McGough introduces a selection of poems chosen by listeners
Featured poems
Decaffeinated by Elizabeth Bewick
From:  Heartsease
Publ: Peterloo Poets

The Cragsman by Geoffrey Winthrop Young
From:  Speak to the Hills - (anthology)
Pub:  Aberdeen University Press

Patterns by Amy Lowell
From:  The Oxford Book of American Verse
Pub: Oxford University Press

To Cynthia on Concealment of Her Beauty by Sir Francis Kynaston
From:  The Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse
Publ:  Oxford

To the Not Impossible Him by Edna St Vincent Millay
From:  Selected Poems
Publ:  Carcanet

Lone Dog by Irene McLeod
From:  The New Oxford Book of Children's Verse
Publ:  Oxford

Mrs. Wiseman is not in Today by David Grubb
From:  An Elephant in the Room
Publ:  Driftwood

The Best Cigarette by Billy Collins
From:  Taking off Emily Dickinson's Clothes
Publ:  Picador

It Begins as with Razors by Jane Draycott
From:  The Night Tree
Publ:  Oxford Poets - Carcanet

Meddlesome Matty by Ann Taylor
From: The Oxford Book of Children's Verse
Publ: Oxford

The Wife of Carcassone by A.E Prys-Jones
From:  The Everyman book of Light Verse
Publ:  J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd

The Full Indian Rope Trick by Colette Bryce
From:  The New Irish Poets
Publ:  Bloodaxe
 
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