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Rural Miscellany

Roger McGough presents listeners' favourite poetry on a rural theme, including works by Robert Frost, John Clare, Christina Rossetti, and Wendell Berry, recorded for the programme in his native Kentucky. Producer Sally Heaven.

30 minutes

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Sat 17 Oct 2015 23:30

This Week's Poems

Hurrahing in Harvest

By Gerard Manley Hopkins

From Hopkins – Poems and Prose

Published by Everyman

 

Unharvested

By Robert Frost

From The Poetry of Robert Frost

Published by Jonathan Cape

 

Gathering Leaves

By Robert Frost

From The Poetry of Robert Frost

Published by Jonathan Cape

 

The Wild Geese

By Wendell Berry

From The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry

Published by Counterpoint Press

 

Autumn Change

By John Clare

From The Later Poems of John Clare, 1837–1864, Volume I

Published by Clarendon Press

 

Spring Quiet

By Christina Rossetti

From Christina Rossetti – Poems and Prose

Published by Everyman

 

Weathers

By Thomas Hardy

From The Oxford Authors - Thomas Hardy

Published by Oxford University Press

 

Bracken Hills in Autumn

by Hugh MacDiarmid

From Hugh MacDiarmid – Selected Poetry

Published by Carcanet

 

The Heron

by Sorley MacLean

From Sorley MacLean – From Wood to Ridge, Collected Poems in Gaelic and English

Published by Carcanet

 

The Peace of Wild Things

By Wendell Berry

From The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry

Published by Counterpoint Press

 

Trespass

By John Clare

From John Clare

Published by Faber & Faber

 

The Roman Road

By Thomas Hardy

From The Oxford Authors - Thomas Hardy

Published by Oxford University Press

 

Extract from Aurora Leigh

By Elizabeth Barrett Browning

From The Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Published by The Wordsworth Poetry Library

 

Air and Fire

By Wendell Berry

From The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry

Published by Counterpoint Press

 

Acquainted With the Night

By Robert Frost

From The Poetry of Robert Frost

Published by Jonathan Cape

 

Sonnet

By Charles Hamilton Sorley

From 101 Poems Against War

Published by Faber & Faber

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Presenter Roger McGough
Producer Sally Heaven

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