Main content

Fleur Adcock

The guest curator is Fleur Adcock, and her choices include To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence by James Elroy Flecker, Old Man by Edward Thomas and Fleur’s own poem A Visiting Angel. Fleur brings along a sprig of something from her garden for Roger. Producer Sally Heaven.

5 days left to listen

28 minutes

Last on

Sat 25 May 2019 23:30

This Week's Poems


A Visiting Angel

By Fleur Adcock

Taken from “Poems 1960 - 2000”

Published by Bloodaxe


To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence

By James Elroy Flecker

Taken from “Selected Poems of James Elroy Flecker”

Published by Rowan Books


The Deadly Sins and the Holy Virtues – No 7 – Humility

By Lorraine Mariner

Taken from “There Will Be No More Nonsense”

Published by Picador


Badly Chosen Lover

By Rosemary Tonks

Taken from “Bedouin of the London Evening; Collected Poems”

Published by Bloodaxe


I Should like to be Buried in a Summer Forest

By Helen Dunmore

Taken from “Counting Backwards: Poems 1975 – 2017”

Published by Bloodaxe


Like Rain

By Emily Dickinson

Taken from “The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson”

Published by Faber and Faber


Extract from ‘Perfume’

By Roger McGough

From “Roger McGough – Collected Poems”

Published by Viking / Penguin


Old Man

By Edward Thomas

Taken from “Edward Thomas – Collected Poems”

Published by Faber and Faber


The Highwayman

By Alfred Noyes

Taken from “The Highwayman”

Published by OUP Oxford


How Poetic Could You Be?

How Poetic Could You Be?

A quiz which tests how poetic you can be in everyday interactions.