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Robert Lowell and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Roger McGough celebrates the centenary of American poet Robert Lowell, and other winners of the the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, including Robert Frost, Sharon Olds and Rita Dove. Producer Sally Heaven.

30 minutes

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Sat 6 May 2017 23:30

This Week's Poems

 

Epilogue

By Robert Lowell

Taken from https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/47693

 

The Flaw

By Robert Lowell

From Robert Lowell’s Poems – A Selection   

Published by Redwood Burn Limited (First published by Faber and Faber Limited, 1974)

 

Little Girl, Be Careful What You Say

By Carl Sandburg

Taken from https://prezi.com/ws8xctbb34fg/copy-of-little-girl-be-careful-what-you-say-by-carl-sandburg/  

 

Eros Turannos

By Edwin Arlington Robinson

Taken from https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/detail/12839

 

The Madman

By Amy Lowell

Taken from The Complete Poetical Works of Amy Lowell

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company

 

Things Shouldn't be So Hard

Kay Ryan- Things Shouldn't be So Hard

Taken from http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/index.php?date=2006/09/27

 

Attempted Banquet

Sharon Olds

Taken from http://structureandstyle.org/post/50111788903/attempted-banquet

     

Two Tramps in Mudtime

Robert Frost

From The Poetry of Robert Frost

Published by Jonathan Cape

 

Extract from Blue Flag in the Bog

By Edna St Vincent Millay

From Collected Poems – Edna St Vincent Millay

Published by Harper Perennial

 

Testimonial

By Rita Dove

Taken from https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/detail/40129

 

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