One of my favourite bits of MacNeice: Upon the decks they take beef tea, Who are so free, so free, so free, But down the ladder in the engine-room (Doom, doom, doom, doom.) The great cranks rise and fall, repeat, The great cranks plod with their Assyrian feet To match the monotonous energy of the […]
Muldoon on MacNeice – Radio 4, 8.00 TONIGHT!
Just found out Paul Muldoon will be trawling through the Louis MacNeice radio archives on Radio 4, 8.00 tonight – In the Dark Tower: Louis MacNeice at the BBC. As well as being fabulous poets, both MacNeice and Muldoon have worked as BBC Radio producers, so it should make for an interesting pairing. I assume […]