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A Literary Journal by Obvious State

A Literary Journal by Obvious State

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United States

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A Literary Journal by Obvious State

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 8: The Need of Being Versed in Country Things by Robert Frost

11/4/2019
The Need of Being Versed in Country Things by Robert Frost The house had gone to bring again To the midnight sky a sunset glow. Now the chimney was all of the house that stood, Like a pistil after the petals go. The barn opposed across the way, That would have joined the house in flame Had it been the will of the wind, was left To bear forsaken the place’s name. No more it opened with all one end For teams that came by the stony road To drum on the floor with scurrying hoofs And brush the...

Duration:00:01:13

Episode 7: A Discussion of A November Night

12/4/2018
In this episode, I speak with Nichole about Sara Teasdale's A November Night, as well as how we met and why were were destined for the literary life. Show Links: The Poem The Book The Journal The Shop

Duration:00:29:53

Episode 6: A Reading of A November Night

11/28/2018
A November Night by Sara Teasdale There! See the line of lights, A chain of stars down either side the street -- Why can't you lift the chain and give it to me, A necklace for my throat? I'd twist it round And you could play with it. You smile at me As though I were a little dreamy child Behind whose eyes the fairies live. . . . And see, The people on the street look up at us All envious. We are a king and queen, Our royal carriage is a motor bus, We watch our subjects with a haughty joy....

Duration:00:04:04

Episode 5: A Discussion of The Raven

10/19/2018
In this episode, I share my take on The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe. I talk about the supernatural vs the psychological, iambs vs trochees, and Laurence Olivier vs Vincent Price. Fight! Show Links: The Poem The Book The Journal The Shop The Playlist

Duration:00:17:56

Episode 4: A Reading of The Raven

10/11/2018
A reading of Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven, by Obvious State Co-founder Evan Robertson. Show Links: The Poem The Book The Journal The Shop

Duration:00:07:56

Episode 3: A Reading of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

9/14/2018
\ A reading of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by Obvious State Co-founder Evan Robertson. Show Links: The Poem The Book The Journal The Shop

Duration:00:06:59

Episode 2: A Discussion of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

9/14/2018
In this episode, I speak with CU Boulder Masters student Teddy Hamstra. We talk about The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, privacy, social media and crabs versus dolphins. Show Links: The Poem The Book The Journal The Shop

Duration:00:48:01

Episode 1: Welcome to Literary Happy Hour

9/5/2018
In the first episode of our podcast, we discuss what we plan to do, how we'd like to do it, and how you can participate. We're at the beginning of a big journey, so let us know what you think!

Duration:00:05:00