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Roger Robinson

Award-winning poet and musician Roger Robinson brings us a selection of his favourite poems from our listener requests, from Caleb Femi to Malika Booker, Robert Frost to Linton Kwesi Johnson. Producer Becky Ripley.

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28 minutes

Last on

Sat 20 Jun 2020 23:30

This Week's Poems



By Roger Robinson

From A Portable Paradise

Published by Peepal Tree Press



By Caleb Femi

Taken from


Eurofighter Typhoon

By Fiona Benson

From Vertigo & Ghost

Published by Cape Poetry


My Mother’s Blues

By Malika Booker

From Pepper Seed

Published by Peepal Tree Press



By Nick Makoha

From Out of Bounds: British Black and Asian Poets

Published by Bloodaxe


Dread Beat an’ Blood

By Linton Kwesi Johnson

From Dread Beat an’ Blood

Label: Frontline



By Claude McKay             

From Liberator

Published by The Library of America


Stopping by Woods On a Snowy Evening

By Robert Frost

From The Poetry of Robert Frost

Published by Jonathan Cape



By Caroline Bird

From The Air Year

Published by Carcanet Press



By Czeslaw Milosz

From New & Collected Poems 1931-2001

Published by Penguin



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