In our 17th programme Lance reads the famous poem ‘Adlestrop’ by Edward Thomas (one of the last two poems describing England before the 1st World War) and then two related poems by others of the Dymock Poets: ‘The Golden Room’ by WW Gibson and ‘The Road Not Taken’ by Robert Frost.
Adlestrophes by RKR Thornton is available from The Rectory Press at 2 Rectory Terrace, Gosforth NE3 1XY (email@example.com). Price £5 plus postage.
There is a permanent exhibition of the 6 Dymock Poets (Edward Thomas, Robert Frost, WW Gibson, Rupert Brooke, Lascelles Abercrombie, John Drinkwater) in St Mary’s Church, Dymock in Gloucestershire GL18 2AQ.
Thanks to the Trustees of the Wilfrid Gibson estate for permission to read ‘The Golden Room’.
Download: Programme 17
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