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Merryn Glover's uplifting story inspired by Gerard Manley Hopkins' poem about the glory of nature.

5 writers choose 5 poems as inspiration for new stories.

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The Windhover

A mother tells the story of how her son came to be part of the family.

A story inspired by Gerard Manley Hopkins' 'The Windhover', by Merryn Glover

Credits

Writer ..... Merryn Glover
Reader ..... Alison Peebles
Producer ..... Claire Simpson

A BBC Scotland Production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes

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