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Good Poems - Selected and Introduced by Garrison Keillor-logo

Good Poems - Selected and Introduced by Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor

Every day people tune in to The Writer's Almanac on public radio and hear Garrison Keillor read them a poem. And here, for the first time, is an anthology of poems from the show, chosen by the narrator for their wit, their frankness, their passion, their "utter clarity in the face of everything else a person has to deal with at 7 a.m." Good Poems includes poems about lovers, children, failure, everyday life, death, and transcendence. It features the work of classic poets, such as Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Robert Frost, as well as the work of contemporary greats such as Howard Nemerov, Charles Bukowski, Donald Hall, Billy Collins, Robert Bly, and Sharon Olds.

Every day people tune in to The Writer's Almanac on public radio and hear Garrison Keillor read them a poem. And here, for the first time, is an anthology of poems from the show, chosen by the narrator for their wit, their frankness, their passion, their "utter clarity in the face of everything else a person has to deal with at 7 a.m." Good Poems includes poems about lovers, children, failure, everyday life, death, and transcendence. It features the work of classic poets, such as Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Robert Frost, as well as the work of contemporary greats such as Howard Nemerov, Charles Bukowski, Donald Hall, Billy Collins, Robert Bly, and Sharon Olds.
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Every day people tune in to The Writer's Almanac on public radio and hear Garrison Keillor read them a poem. And here, for the first time, is an anthology of poems from the show, chosen by the narrator for their wit, their frankness, their passion, their "utter clarity in the face of everything else a person has to deal with at 7 a.m." Good Poems includes poems about lovers, children, failure, everyday life, death, and transcendence. It features the work of classic poets, such as Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Robert Frost, as well as the work of contemporary greats such as Howard Nemerov, Charles Bukowski, Donald Hall, Billy Collins, Robert Bly, and Sharon Olds.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Various, Ensemble Cast

Length:

4h 27m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

02:12


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

01:44


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

01:24


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

02:31


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

00:37


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

01:01


Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 1

00:31


Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 2

02:05


Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 3

01:19


Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 4

01:51


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

01:42


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

00:57


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

01:20


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

01:47


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

00:56


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

00:48


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

00:54


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

01:11


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

03:34


Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 1

01:07


Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 2

01:07


Part 3, Chapter 3
Part 3, Chapter 3

01:02


Part 3, Chapter 4
Part 3, Chapter 4

00:48


Part 3, Chapter 5
Part 3, Chapter 5

01:27


Part 3, Chapter 6
Part 3, Chapter 6

00:49


Part 3, Chapter 7
Part 3, Chapter 7

01:35


Part 3, Chapter 8
Part 3, Chapter 8

02:14


Part 3, Chapter 9
Part 3, Chapter 9

00:50


Part 3, Chapter 10
Part 3, Chapter 10

01:32


Part 3, Chapter 11
Part 3, Chapter 11

01:44


Part 3, Chapter 12
Part 3, Chapter 12

01:04


Part 3, Chapter 13
Part 3, Chapter 13

02:42


Part 3, Chapter 14
Part 3, Chapter 14

00:32


Part 4, Chapter 1
Part 4, Chapter 1

01:37


Part 4, Chapter 2
Part 4, Chapter 2

00:40


Part 4, Chapter 3
Part 4, Chapter 3

01:46


Part 4, Chapter 4
Part 4, Chapter 4

01:04


Part 4, Chapter 5
Part 4, Chapter 5

01:16


Part 5, Chapter 1
Part 5, Chapter 1

01:08


Part 5, Chapter 2
Part 5, Chapter 2

01:41


Part 5, Chapter 3
Part 5, Chapter 3

01:30


Part 5, Chapter 4
Part 5, Chapter 4

00:48


Part 5, Chapter 5
Part 5, Chapter 5

01:07


Part 5, Chapter 6
Part 5, Chapter 6

01:11


Part 5, Chapter 7
Part 5, Chapter 7

00:51


Part 5, Chapter 8
Part 5, Chapter 8

01:19


Part 5, Chapter 9
Part 5, Chapter 9

01:55


Part 5, Chapter 10
Part 5, Chapter 10

00:59


Part 5, Chapter 11
Part 5, Chapter 11

00:32


Part 5, Chapter 12
Part 5, Chapter 12

00:30


Part 5, Chapter 13
Part 5, Chapter 13

01:07


Part 5, Chapter 14
Part 5, Chapter 14

01:10


Part 5, Chapter 15
Part 5, Chapter 15

00:39


Part 5, Chapter 16
Part 5, Chapter 16

00:40


Part 5, Chapter 17
Part 5, Chapter 17

01:41


Part 5, Chapter 18
Part 5, Chapter 18

01:03


Part 5, Chapter 19
Part 5, Chapter 19

00:34


Part 5, Chapter 20
Part 5, Chapter 20

00:38


Part 5, Chapter 21
Part 5, Chapter 21

01:12


Part 5, Chapter 22
Part 5, Chapter 22

00:55


Part 5, Chapter 23
Part 5, Chapter 23

01:29


Part 5, Chapter 24
Part 5, Chapter 24

00:41


Part 5, Chapter 25
Part 5, Chapter 25

00:59


Part 5, Chapter 26
Part 5, Chapter 26

01:17


Part 5, Chapter 27
Part 5, Chapter 27

00:53


Part 5, Chapter 28
Part 5, Chapter 28

00:52


Part 5, Chapter 29
Part 5, Chapter 29

01:13


Part 5, Chapter 30
Part 5, Chapter 30

01:19


Part 6, Chapter 1
Part 6, Chapter 1

02:04


Part 6, Chapter 2
Part 6, Chapter 2

01:48


Part 6, Chapter 3
Part 6, Chapter 3

01:18


Part 6, Chapter 4
Part 6, Chapter 4

00:43


Part 6, Chapter 5
Part 6, Chapter 5

01:05


Part 6, Chapter 6
Part 6, Chapter 6

01:39


Part 6, Chapter 7
Part 6, Chapter 7

00:45


Part 6, Chapter 8
Part 6, Chapter 8

01:22


Part 6, Chapter 9
Part 6, Chapter 9

01:48


Part 7, Chapter 1
Part 7, Chapter 1

01:35


Part 7, Chapter 2
Part 7, Chapter 2

01:30


Part 7, Chapter 3
Part 7, Chapter 3

01:17


Part 7, Chapter 4
Part 7, Chapter 4

01:50


Part 7, Chapter 5
Part 7, Chapter 5

00:54


Part 7, Chapter 6
Part 7, Chapter 6

00:57


Part 7, Chapter 7
Part 7, Chapter 7

00:52


Part 7, Chapter 8
Part 7, Chapter 8

00:46


Part 7, Chapter 9
Part 7, Chapter 9

00:45


Part 7, Chapter 10
Part 7, Chapter 10

00:57


Part 7, Chapter 11
Part 7, Chapter 11

00:58


Part 7, Chapter 12
Part 7, Chapter 12

01:44


Part 8, Chapter 1
Part 8, Chapter 1

01:16


Part 8, Chapter 2
Part 8, Chapter 2

01:42


Part 8, Chapter 3
Part 8, Chapter 3

01:36


Part 8, Chapter 4
Part 8, Chapter 4

01:44


Part 8, Chapter 5
Part 8, Chapter 5

02:08


Part 9, Chapter 1
Part 9, Chapter 1

01:26


Part 9, Chapter 2
Part 9, Chapter 2

00:30


Part 9, Chapter 3
Part 9, Chapter 3

02:01


Part 9, Chapter 4
Part 9, Chapter 4

01:08


Part 9, Chapter 5
Part 9, Chapter 5

00:52


Part 9, Chapter 6
Part 9, Chapter 6

01:12


Part 9, Chapter 7
Part 9, Chapter 7

01:30


Part 9, Chapter 8
Part 9, Chapter 8

01:31


Part 9, Chapter 9
Part 9, Chapter 9

01:17


Part 9, Chapter 10
Part 9, Chapter 10

01:10


Part 9, Chapter 11
Part 9, Chapter 11

00:46


Part 9, Chapter 12
Part 9, Chapter 12

01:03


Part 9, Chapter 13
Part 9, Chapter 13

00:39


Part 9, Chapter 14
Part 9, Chapter 14

00:40


Part 9, Chapter 15
Part 9, Chapter 15

00:34


Part 10, Chapter 1
Part 10, Chapter 1

02:08


Part 10, Chapter 2
Part 10, Chapter 2

02:13


Part 10, Chapter 3
Part 10, Chapter 3

01:21


Part 10, Chapter 4
Part 10, Chapter 4

01:32


Part 10, Chapter 5
Part 10, Chapter 5

00:37


Part 10, Chapter 6
Part 10, Chapter 6

02:39


Part 10, Chapter 7
Part 10, Chapter 7

00:59


Part 11, Chapter 1
Part 11, Chapter 1

01:02


Part 11, Chapter 2
Part 11, Chapter 2

01:43


Part 11, Chapter 3
Part 11, Chapter 3

01:37


Part 11, Chapter 4
Part 11, Chapter 4

00:58


Part 11, Chapter 5
Part 11, Chapter 5

01:41


Part 11, Chapter 6
Part 11, Chapter 6

01:29


Part 11, Chapter 7
Part 11, Chapter 7

01:03


Part 11, Chapter 8
Part 11, Chapter 8

01:04


Part 12, Chapter 1
Part 12, Chapter 1

01:42


Part 12, Chapter 2
Part 12, Chapter 2

01:23


Part 12, Chapter 3
Part 12, Chapter 3

01:24


Part 12, Chapter 4
Part 12, Chapter 4

01:08


Part 12, Chapter 5
Part 12, Chapter 5

00:57


Part 13, Chapter 1
Part 13, Chapter 1

01:17


Part 13, Chapter 2
Part 13, Chapter 2

01:17


Part 13, Chapter 3
Part 13, Chapter 3

02:15


Part 13, Chapter 4
Part 13, Chapter 4

01:12


Part 13, Chapter 5
Part 13, Chapter 5

01:22


Part 13, Chapter 6
Part 13, Chapter 6

01:00


Part 13, Chapter 7
Part 13, Chapter 7

01:20


Part 13, Chapter 8
Part 13, Chapter 8

01:17


Part 13, Chapter 9
Part 13, Chapter 9

01:34


Part 14, Chapter 1
Part 14, Chapter 1

03:17


Part 14, Chapter 2
Part 14, Chapter 2

01:37


Part 14, Chapter 3
Part 14, Chapter 3

01:11


Part 14, Chapter 4
Part 14, Chapter 4

02:26


Part 14, Chapter 5
Part 14, Chapter 5

01:07


Part 14, Chapter 6
Part 14, Chapter 6

00:53


Part 14, Chapter 7
Part 14, Chapter 7

00:41


Part 14, Chapter 8
Part 14, Chapter 8

00:47


Part 15, Chapter 1
Part 15, Chapter 1

01:23


Part 15, Chapter 2
Part 15, Chapter 2

00:48


Part 15, Chapter 3
Part 15, Chapter 3

01:27


Part 15, Chapter 4
Part 15, Chapter 4

01:05


Part 15, Chapter 5
Part 15, Chapter 5

00:51


Part 16, Chapter 1
Part 16, Chapter 1

03:16


Part 16, Chapter 2
Part 16, Chapter 2

00:49


Part 16, Chapter 3
Part 16, Chapter 3

01:06


Part 16, Chapter 4
Part 16, Chapter 4

01:11


Part 16, Chapter 5
Part 16, Chapter 5

01:17


Part 16, Chapter 6
Part 16, Chapter 6

01:53


Part 16, Chapter 7
Part 16, Chapter 7

03:11


Part 16, Chapter 8
Part 16, Chapter 8

00:28


Part 16, Chapter 9
Part 16, Chapter 9

01:39


Part 16, Chapter 10
Part 16, Chapter 10

02:23


Part 16, Chapter 11
Part 16, Chapter 11

01:07


Part 17, Chapter 1
Part 17, Chapter 1

02:04


Part 17, Chapter 2
Part 17, Chapter 2

01:03


Part 17, Chapter 3
Part 17, Chapter 3

01:48


Part 17, Chapter 4
Part 17, Chapter 4

01:45


Part 17, Chapter 5
Part 17, Chapter 5

01:44


Part 17, Chapter 6
Part 17, Chapter 6

01:53


Part 17, Chapter 7
Part 17, Chapter 7

02:13


Part 17, Chapter 8
Part 17, Chapter 8

01:18


Part 17, Chapter 9
Part 17, Chapter 9

01:09


Part 17, Chapter 10
Part 17, Chapter 10

01:55


Part 18, Chapter 1
Part 18, Chapter 1

01:29


Part 18, Chapter 2
Part 18, Chapter 2

00:29


Part 18, Chapter 3
Part 18, Chapter 3

00:50


Part 18, Chapter 4
Part 18, Chapter 4

01:33


Part 18, Chapter 5
Part 18, Chapter 5

03:22


Part 18, Chapter 6
Part 18, Chapter 6

00:37


Part 18, Chapter 7
Part 18, Chapter 7

01:12


Part 18, Chapter 8
Part 18, Chapter 8

00:58


Part 18, Chapter 9
Part 18, Chapter 9

01:28


Part 18, Chapter 10
Part 18, Chapter 10

01:19


Part 18, Chapter 11
Part 18, Chapter 11

01:05


Part 18, Chapter 12
Part 18, Chapter 12

00:57


Part 18, Chapter 13
Part 18, Chapter 13

01:05


Part 18, Chapter 14
Part 18, Chapter 14

00:51


Part 18, Chapter 15
Part 18, Chapter 15

00:46


Part 18, Chapter 16
Part 18, Chapter 16

01:40


Part 18, Chapter 17
Part 18, Chapter 17

01:14


Part 18, Chapter 18
Part 18, Chapter 18

02:14


Part 18, Chapter 19
Part 18, Chapter 19

02:05


Part 18, Chapter 20
Part 18, Chapter 20

03:12


Part 19, Chapter 1
Part 19, Chapter 1

01:47


Part 19, Chapter 2
Part 19, Chapter 2

00:58


Part 19, Chapter 3
Part 19, Chapter 3

01:01


Part 19, Chapter 4
Part 19, Chapter 4

01:18


Part 19, Chapter 5
Part 19, Chapter 5

01:02


Part 19, Chapter 6
Part 19, Chapter 6

01:11


Part 19, Chapter 7
Part 19, Chapter 7

01:12

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