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An Ark of Animal Poems

Roger McGough takes a new job as Noah at the helm of an ark of animal poems. A back to nature edition of poetry requests with poems from Alice Oswald, Simon Armitage, Michael Symons Roberts and James Lasdun. Producer: Tim Dee.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 20 Jul 2013 23:30

This Week's Poems

 

The Road Retaken

By Michael Symons Roberts

From Drysalter,

Published by Cape

 

Tree Ghosts

By Alice Oswald

From Woods etc

Published by Faber

 

The Making of the English Landscape

Simon Armitage

Unpublished

 

Nightingale

By RF Langley

From R F Langley - Collected Poems

Published by Carcanet

 

Elegy for John Milton

By Michael Symons Roberts

From Drysalter

Published by Cape

 

The Tourists

By Michael Symons Roberts

From Drysalter

Published by Cape

 

Binsey Poplars

By Gerard Manley Hopkins

From The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Published by Oxford University Press

 

Elephant

By Roger McGough

From Bad Bad Cats

Published by Penguin

 

People With Long Ears

By Roger McGough

From Bad Bad Cats

Published by Penguin

 

Swans

By Roger McGough

From Bad Bad Cats

Published by Penguin

 

The Candlelighter

By Simon Armitage

Unpublished

 

Dog Days

By James Lasdun

From Water Sessions

Published by Cape

 

 

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoger McGough
ProducerTim Dee

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