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Hannah Hodgson

Hannah Hodgson selects poems that sing, including those reflecting on disability and by disabled poets. We hear from Raymond Antrobus, Andrew McMillan and Dorothy Wordsworth.

Hannah Hodgson has a life limiting illness and writes remarkable poetry about her experience. She has selected a range of poems that sing, including those reflecting on disability and by disabled poets. We hear from Raymond Antrobus, Amy Acre, Andrew McMillan and Dorothy Wordsworth as well as a little known poem by WB Yeats.

Producer Sally Heaven

28 minutes

Last on

Sat 21 May 2022 23:30

This Week's Poems

‘Sonnet I’

By Jamie Hale

From ‘Shield’

Published by Verve Poetry Press

 

‘There Are No Secrets Here’

By Greg Gilbert

From The Laureate’s Choice pamphlet

Published by Smith|Doorstop

 

Extract from Dorothy Wordsworth’s diaries – Christmas Day and Boxing Day 1801

By Dorothy Wordsworth

 

‘Jack-in-the-box’

By Rosamund Taylor

First published in Butcher's Dog poetry magazine and appears in Rosamund's first collection ‘In Her Jaws’ which is forthcoming from Banshee Press

 

‘Wader’

By Meredi Ortega

Published via Butchers Dog Magazine

 

‘Your Chest Aches Before You Stop Breathing’

By Hannah Hodgson

From 163 Days

Published by Seren

 

‘Death’

By W.B. Yeats

From The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats

Published by Wordsworth Editions

 

Extract from ‘Knotweed’

By Andrew McMillan

From Pandemonium

Published by Jonathan Cape

 

‘Born Drunk’

By Kuli Kohli

From A Wonder Woman

Published by Offa's Press

 

‘T Minus Zero’

By Amy Acre

First published by The White Review

 

‘Happy Birthday Moon’

By Raymond Antrobus

From The Perseverance

Published by Penned in the Margins

 

Broadcasts

  • Sun 15 May 2022 16:30
  • Sat 21 May 2022 23:30