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Gillian Clarke

Poet Gillian Clarke chooses from the Poetry Please database of listener requests. The former National Poet of Wales chooses poems from RS Thomas, Carol Ann Duffy and Dylan Thomas. Producer Sally Heaven.

28 minutes

Last on

Sat 23 Feb 2019 23:30

This Week's Poems


A Blackbird Singing

By RS Thomas

From Collected Poems 1945-1990

Published by Phoenix Press


He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

By W B Yeats

From The Collected Poems of W B Yeats

Published by Palgrave


Litton Mill

By Helen Mort

From The Shape of Every Box

Published by Tall Lighthouse


Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

By Dylan Thomas

From Collected Poems 1934 – 1963

Published by Everyman


The Pattern

By Paula Meehan

From Mysteries of the Home

Published by Dedalus Press



By Seamus Heaney

From New Selected Poems, 1966-1987

Published by Faber & Faber


All Day It Has Rained

By Alun Lewis

From Anglo-Welsh Poetry, 1480–1980

Published by Poetry Wales Press



By Wilfred Owen

From The Poems of Wilfred Owen

Published by The Hogarth Press


Miracle on St David’s Day

By Gillian Clarke

From Selected Poems

Published by Picador



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