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Waiting, Fireflies in the Garden, Moths and Summer Night

Four poems to mark the longest day. Waiting by Raymond Carver, read by Anton Lesser, Fireflies in the Garden by Robert Frost, read by Simon Russell Beale, Moths by Jennifer O’Grady, read by Juliet Stevenson, and Summer Night by Langston Hughes, read by Adjoa Andoh. Producer Becky Ripley.

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