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More poetry, please. And pagination, too | Letters

Readers of Review miss the Guardian’s Saturday poem and information about the number of pages in each book reviewed

The poem Do You Think We’ll Ever Get To See Earth, Sir?, by Sheenagh Pugh, appeared in the Guardian many years ago (The Saturday poem, 25 November 2000). It made such an impression that I cut it out and stuck it in my notebook, where I look at it from time to time, along with others. With the interest in poetry reviving, could you once again select and print a weekly poem for its apposite reflection on current happenings?
Shirley Harrington

• Useful though it is to be informed in the book reviews that a memoir is a Memoir – or rather, a {Memoir} in curly brackets – it would be rather more useful if you could note the number of pages in each book, something that has been needlessly lost in your otherwise elegant redesign of the Review on Saturdays.
Dr Richard Carter

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