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Being Lost

Roger McGough presents a selection of listeners' requests for poems about being lost. Suggestions range from poems that guide you through the forests' depths, to those reflecting inner labyrinths.

Producer: Eliza Lomas.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 May 2017 23:30

This Week's Poems

Lost

By David Wagoner

From Traveling Light: Collected and New Poems

Published by University of Illinois Press

 

In The Evening

By Adrienne Rich

From Leaflets

Published by W. W. Norton & Company

 

To Know The Dark

By Wendell Berry

From The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry

Published by Counterpoint

 

The Moon And The Yew Tree

By Sylvia Plath

From Ariel

Published by Faber and Faber

 

Not Waving But Drowning

By Stevie Smith

From Collected Poems and Drawings of Stevie Smith

Published by Faber and Faber

 

I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud

By William Wordsworth

From Poems In Two Volumes

 

What If This Road

By Sheenagh Pugh

From What If This Road And Other Poems

Published by Gwasg Carreg Gwalch

 

In Praise of Walking

By Thomas A. Clarke

From The Hundred Thousand Places

Published by Carcanet Press

 

Of The Terrible Doubts of Appearances

By Walt Whitman

From Leaves of Grass

Self-published

 

The Things That Matter

By Edith Nesbit

Taken from Poetry by Heart

 

The Mower To The Glow-Worms

By Andrew Marvell

From Miscellaneous Poems 1681

Published by Scolar Press

 

Lost

By Chu Shu-chen

From One Hundred Poems from the Chinese

Published by New Directions Publishing

 

Lost

By John Galsworthy

Taken from Columbia Granger's World of Poetry

 

A Poem Just For Me

By Roger McGough

From All The Best: The Selected Poems of Roger McGough

Published by Puffin

 

 

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Presenter Roger McGough
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