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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.
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United States

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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.

Twitter:

@poetryfound

Language:

English

Contact:

312-799-8046


Episodes

Ekphrasis with Toothing Chainsaw in Unnamed Halhul Vineyard

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

Duration:00:04:01

I’m an Avid Skier

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

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Beds

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

Duration:00:04:01

Pearl

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

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Skype Healer

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

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As If to Misread Song

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

Duration:00:04:00

Goodbye 14

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

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Standards-Based Assessment

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

Duration:00:04:01

Girl Soup

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

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We Are Saying Yes, But Who Are We to Say

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

Duration:00:04:01

immediately motionless likeness

8/12/2019
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Kirsten Ihns considers the way a poem can dance the reader’s mind.

Duration:00:04:01

Euphorbia

8/5/2019
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Eric Baus demonstrates how the powerful can learn from something seemingly small and weak.

Duration:00:04:01

Cold Valley

7/22/2019
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Cedar Sigo pays tribute to the poet Joanne Kyger, who died in March of 2017.

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Time Traveler's Haibun: 1989

7/15/2019
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Maureen Thorson recalls details of her life in 1989 when she was 10 years old.

Duration:00:04:01

Sanctuary Stairs

7/8/2019
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Jared Stanley imagines how climate change will displace populations and what that could mean for one’s family.

Duration:00:04:01

Roadrunners

6/24/2019
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André Naffis-Sahely visits the desert of Arizona and contemplates the cruelty of the Trump Administration’s policy of family separation at the southern border.

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Held in the Arms of St. Francis & the Virgin

6/17/2019
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Jasmine Gibson writes a love poem to her partner.

Duration:00:04:01

15 Years of Paris

6/10/2019
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Katy Bohinc leaves Paris and writes a poem of apology after a misunderstanding with someone close to her.

Duration:00:04:01

Nerve

5/27/2019
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Geoffrey Hilsabeck imagines a conversation between Walt Whitman and Ralph Waldo Emerson as they walk through Boston Common.

Duration:00:04:01

An Animal Unfit for Living Unmolested

5/20/2019
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Ginger Ko imagines the near future when humans will possess a fully automated representative.

Duration:00:04:01