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A weekly four-minute radio series featuring some of today’s most accomplished and innovative poets who offer an acoustically rich and reflective look into a single poem. Produced in partnership by the Poetry Foundation and WFMT.

A weekly four-minute radio series featuring some of today’s most accomplished and innovative poets who offer an acoustically rich and reflective look into a single poem. Produced in partnership by the Poetry Foundation and WFMT.

Location:

United States

Description:

A weekly four-minute radio series featuring some of today’s most accomplished and innovative poets who offer an acoustically rich and reflective look into a single poem. Produced in partnership by the Poetry Foundation and WFMT.

Twitter:

@poetryfound

Language:

English

Contact:

312-799-8046


Episodes

I Thought a Tree Dying

12/30/2019
Sandra Doller meditates on aging and motherhood. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

I Saw This Day Coming

12/23/2019
Stacy Szymaszek writes a poem in gratitude to her students. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

Hypersensitive Emanation

12/16/2019
Will Alexander finds ways of writing poems to revitalize language as a whole. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

There Is No Meaning Here

12/9/2019
Christine Kanownik examines the place of religion and spirituality in secular life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

anti-immigration

12/2/2019
Evie Shockley expresses frustration over ongoing immigration policies and thinks about ways Americans might better live together. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

A poem from From A Winter Notebook

11/25/2019
Matei Yankelevich meditates on the nature of poetic language and lingers over events from his past. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

Quiescence

11/18/2019
Alyse Knorr writes about motherhood and loss. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

Ekphrasis with Toothing Chainsaw in Unnamed Halhul Vineyard

11/11/2019
George Abraham invents a new sonnet form to investigate an act of vandalism that occurred in a Palestinian vineyard. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

I’m an Avid Skier

11/4/2019
Jill Magi explores the intersections between sports culture and corporate job-speak. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

Beds

10/28/2019
Divya Victor considers the effects of transnational migration on family life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

The Other Side

10/21/2019
Jennifer Foerster imagines encountering her younger self on a walk through the streets of Vienna. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Pearl

10/14/2019
Wendy Lotterman wonders what home invasion and poetry have in common. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

Skype Healer

10/7/2019
Emmalea Russo recalls a Skype healing session and remembers the death of her aunt Vera. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

As If to Misread Song

9/30/2019
Lotte L.S. considers the legacy of British poet and political activist Anna Mendelssohn. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Goodbye 14

9/23/2019
Emily Sieu Liebowitz begins a poem by wondering if the Trojan Horse was merely a metaphor for written language. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

Standards-Based Assessment

9/16/2019
Dora Malech reflects on the way gun violence and school shootings have affected her own life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

Girl Soup

9/9/2019
Sawako Nakayasu imagines eating a bowl of girl soup and the conundrum posed by her own intervention. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

No People in It

9/2/2019
Emily Skillings writes a tribute to poet John Ashbery who died in September of 2017. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration:00:03:59

poem for bruce

8/26/2019
Rodney Koeneke considers the mystery and language of riddles. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

We Are Saying Yes, But Who Are We to Say

8/19/2019
Khaled Mattawa remembers the sense of hope felt during the Arab Spring and at the prospect of having a second child. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01