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Love and the Rest

Roger McGough with poetry of love, hate and everything in between on this Valentine's edition of Poetry Please. Featured poets include Harold Pinter, Carol Ann Duffy and WB Yeats, and there are readings from Fiona Shaw, Alice Arnold, Paul Mundell and Burt Caesar. Producer Sally Heaven.

30 minutes

This Week's Poems

 

Love and Hate

by Elizabeth Siddal

From http://allpoetry.com/poem/8517301-Love-and-Hate-by-Elizabeth-Eleanor-Siddal

 

Extract from Modern Love

by George Meredith

From: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/173969

 

The Confirmation

By Edwin Muir

From: Edwin Muir Collected Poems

Pub: Faber

 

After the Rain

by Alfred Williams

From: alfredwilliams.org.uk

(official website of the Alfred Williams heritage society)               

 

Ghetto

By Michael Longley

From: Gorse Fires

Pub: Secker & Warburg

 

Who are my People?

by Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni

From: The Best Loved Poems of the American People

Pub: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group  

 

The Laboratory

by Robert Browning

From: Browning: Poems selected by W E Williams

Pub: Penguin Books

 

In the Isle of Dogs

by John Davidson

From: John Davidson A Selection of his Poems

Pub: Hutchinson              

 

It is Here

By Harold Pinter

From: Harold Pinter Collected Poems and Prose

Pub: Faber         

 

Glove

by Angela Topping

From: angelatopping.wordpress.com    

                 

Valentine

by Carol Ann Duffy

From: Selected Poems

Pub: Penguin    

                 

The Stolen Child

By W B  Yeats

From: The Day Before The Meteor Came – Poems Along the Angel Highway

Pub: New Hope International    

 

Batter My Heart

by John Donne

From: Donne

Pub: Everyman

 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roger McGough
Reader Fiona Shaw
Reader Alice Arnold
Reader Paul Mundell
Reader Burt Caesar
Producer Sally Heaven

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