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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 29 January 2006
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Roger McGough
Roger McGough introduces a selection of poems chosen by listeners
Featured poems
Darling Fool Child by Kate Scott
From:  Stitches
Publ: Peterloo Poets

A Mother Worries by Liz Lochhead
From:  True Confessions and New Cliches
Publ:  Polygon

The Portfolio by Charlotte Mitchell
From:  Just in Case
Publ:  Souvenir Press

At the San Francisco Airport by Yvor Winters
From:  The New Oxford Book of American Verse
Publ: Oxford

Family Affair by Robert Seatter
From:  Trevlling to the Fish orchards
Publ:  seren

We Remember Your Childhood Well by Carol Ann Duffy
From:  The Other Country
Publ:  Anvil Press Poetry

Piano Solo by Henry Shukman
From:  In Doctor No's Garden
Publ:  Cape Poetry

In Memory of My Mother by Patrick Kavanagh
From:  The Faber Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry
Publ: faber and faber

My Mother's Sister by Cecil Day Lewis
From:  Poems of C. Day Lewis 1925-1972
Publ:  Jonathan Cape and the Hogarth Press

The Mother by Padraic Pearse
From:  The Penguin Book of Irish Verse
Publ: Penguin

Pay-back Time by Roger McGough
From:  Selected Poems
Publ:  Penguin
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