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Award-winning weekly poetry podcast where we chat with poets about their inspirations. Available wherever you listen to podcasts.

Award-winning weekly poetry podcast where we chat with poets about their inspirations. Available wherever you listen to podcasts.

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United States

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Award-winning weekly poetry podcast where we chat with poets about their inspirations. Available wherever you listen to podcasts.

Language:

English


Episodes

Imogen Arate with Brandon Luu

1/16/2021
This week, Brandon (https://twitter.com/bluupoet) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Passing Through" and "Scant" and absence. Read Brandon's poem at https://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=8651&context=etd_theses "Passing Through" is on page 32 (48 of the PDF) Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place during the week of January 18th. Links to topics we touched on: 1. Brandon Leake...

Duration:01:14:10

Imogen Arate with Julie Danho

1/6/2021
This week, Julie (https://www.juliedanho.com/) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Lounging on the Couch on My 39th Birthday in Pink Flannel Donut Pajamas" and "To the She I Don't Fully Know," and our grandmothers. Read Julie's poem at: https://poems.com/poem/lounging-on-the-couch-on-my-39th-birthday-in-pink-flannel-donut-pajamas/ Read Imogen's poem at: http://abuelastories.com/myabuela/index.html#Imogen-Arate Other ways to connect...

Duration:01:12:38

Imogen Arate with Carlos Campos Jr

12/31/2020
This week, Carlos (https://twitter.com/CompaPoeta) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate), discuss our respective poems, "Maiz to our Lloronas" and "To My Sisters," and the adaptation of legends. Read Carlos's poem at: https://houstonreviewofbooks.com/2020/08/10/maiz-to-our-lloronas/ You can also follow Carlos on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/compapoeta/ Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place during the week of January...

Duration:01:13:00

Imogen Arate with Aya Jamorabon Rafeh

12/22/2020
This week, Aya (https://5f64592249e2b.site123.me) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate), discuss our respective poems, "Al Harb" ("War") and "To Drive out Darkness"," and the price of conflict. Other ways to connect with Aya: 1. https://www.instagram.com/ayarafe3/ 2. Poetry: https://www.instagram.com/wordsof_soul/ 3. https://www.facebook.com/aya.jamorabonrafeh You can see Youssef Tellayh's illustration that inspired Aya's poem "The War" at...

Duration:01:03:49

Imogen Arate with Jeff Cottrill

12/15/2020
This week Jeff (http://www.JeffCottrill.com) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Wilfred Owen's Off-Day" and "I Bought the 18"," and satire. Other ways to connect with Jeff: 1. https://www.facebook.com/jeff.cottrill.96 2. https://twitter.com/jeff_cottrill 3. https://www.wattpad.com/user/JeffCottrill Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place during the week of December 21st. Links to topics we touched...

Duration:01:06:50

Imogen Arate with Patrizia Longhitano

12/10/2020
This week, Patrizia (https://www.facebook.com/patrizia.longhitano.5) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Mating strategies in the animal world" and "An Assessment," and pornography as art. 1. Read Patrizia’s poem in English and Portuguese here: http://www.mallarmargens.com/2020/09/mallarseries-to-be-tupi-patrizia.html 2. Watch it read in both languages at: https://youtu.be/FpSCUF6RPiA 3. Videos of some of Patrizia’s other poems:...

Duration:01:02:27

Imogen Arate with Daude Teel

11/30/2020
This week, Daude (https://twitter.com/DaudeTeel) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Thy Kingdom Come" and "Looking up Polemic," and societal outlook. You can read Daude's poem at: https://musicalprimate.com/thy-kingdom-come/ and also follow him at: https://medium.com/@teeldd Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place during the week of December 7th. Links to topics we touched on: 1. Abolut...

Duration:01:13:06

Imogen Arate with Miriam Calleja

11/26/2020
This week, Miriam (http://miriamcalleja.com) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Lake Michigan" and "Melting Time," and water as metaphor. You can read the published version of Miriam's poem at: https://www.flyonthewallpoetry.co.uk/product-page/ebook-magazine-chaos You can also follow Miriam at: 1. Twitter: https://twitter.com/miriam_calleja 2. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miriamcalleja/ 3. Facebook:...

Duration:01:06:01

Imogen Arate with Jay Mercado

11/16/2020
This Week, Jay (https://www.instagram.com/who_is_iiwaa/) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Bridge Poem" and "At Least He Inspires Me to Write," and acknowledging an absence Get Jay's poem at: http://www.aigrayson.com/buysoundest/soundest-zine-5 You can also follow Jay at https://twitter.com/who_is_iiwaa and read his work at: https://www.sorrowcircle.com/ Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place...

Duration:01:07:07

Imogen Arate with Maysan Nasser

11/12/2020
This week, Maysan (https://www.facebook.com/warumnietzsche/) and I (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Syrian Love Poem" and "Reflections under the Lulling Rhythm of a Dickinson Reading," and secret loves. Read Maysan's poem at: http://tozz3ahalayam.blogspot.com/2020/09/blog-post.html Get Maysan's book, Don't Tell Them, at: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42428535-don-t-tell-them Other ways follow Maysan via social media: 1. instagram:...

Duration:01:06:47

Imogen Arate with Jyotishka Misra

11/5/2020
This week, Jyotishka and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "The Last Shot of Vodka" and "Connected," and kindred spirits. You can find Jyotishka's book, Wonderings of a Wanderer, at https://www.amazon.in/Wonderings-Wanderer-Jyotishka-Misra/dp/9386263505 (physical copy) & http://bookden.in/products/macmillan-book-wonderings-of-a-wanderer (e-book version) Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place during...

Duration:00:46:41

Imogen Arate with Ms Jay

10/29/2020
This week, Ms. Jay (https://www.instagram.com/breannajay_/) and I (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/) discuss her poem, "Alternative," three of my holiday poems and our poetic inspirations. #Poetrypodcasts #PoetsandMuses #firstepisode #replay #ImogenArate #MsJay #Alternative #HolidayPoems #LightingtheWay #Solstice #SevenDaysfortheFuture #PoeticInspirations #BobDylan #AHardRainsGonnaFall #teacher #educator #CharterSchool #poet #writer #photographer #Hanukkah #FestivalofLights #Menorah...

Duration:00:23:48

Imogen Arate with Dr Tamika Sanders

10/22/2020
This week, Tamika (https://www.facebook.com/SavvyPen/) and I (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/) discuss our respective poems, "I Am Not My Hair" and "Equal Footing," and inclusion. You can also find Tamika and her work at: 1. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/savvypen/ 2. Twitter: https://twitter.com/SavvyPen 3. Website: https://savvypen.com/ Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place during the week of October 26th. Photo provided by Dr. Tamika...

Duration:00:59:28

Imogen Arate with Isarae Koval

10/11/2020
This week, Isarae (Isarae.Koval@gmail.com) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Voices through the Walls" and "This Is Not an Ode," and abusive relationships. You can read more of Isarae’s poems here: https://www.skyislandjournal.com/issue-3-winter-2018 A bit more about Isarae: http://voyagephoenix.com/interview/meet-isarae-koval-isarae-koval-mesa/ Photo of Isarae from Voyage Phoenix Magazine. #Poetrypodcasts #PoetsandMuses...

Duration:00:53:17

Imogen Arate with Isabel Del Rio

10/6/2020
This week, Isabel (https://www.isabeldelrio.co.uk) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "mi ciudad" ("my city") and "This Is Not an Ode," and our perspectives on New York. You can also follow Isabel on: 1. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/isabeldrs/ 2. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/isabel.del.rio.salvador 3. Twitter: https://twitter.com/isabeldelrio Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place...

Duration:01:05:46

Imogen Arate with Zoë Johnson

9/30/2020
This week, Zoë (https://twitter.com/xiexiecaptain) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "genderf*ck" (https://plenitudemagazine.ca/genderfck/) and "The Slow Ascent" and finding our place in the world. Read additional poems from Zoë's in the up-coming issue of the Polyglot Magazine: http://www.thepolyglotmagazine.com/ Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place during the week of October 5th. Photo by Zoë...

Duration:01:08:20

Imogen Arate with June Powers

9/23/2020
This week, June (https://www.instagram.com/mamatried609/) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Coworkers" and "Narcissus's Delight" and office dynamics. You can also follow June at https://www.instagram.com/mamatried609/ You can find June's author page at: https://www.amazon.com/June-Powers/e/B089CNKWFC Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place during the week of September 28th. Photo by June Powers....

Duration:01:04:20

Imogen Arate with Kedar Hardikar

9/14/2020
This week, Kedar (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kedar-hardikar-84b1617/) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Renunciation Of Powers" and "Boundless" and balancing powers. Read "Renunciation Of Powers" at https://www.instagram.com/p/CIlNDe9FcLp/ Link to Kedar’s books: 1. Abstract Intersections: A poetic journey through mathematics: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578785390 2. Book in Marathi:...

Duration:01:08:02

Imogen Arate with Karlina Veras

9/10/2020
This week, Karlina (http://karlinaveras.com/) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "I live living on the edge" and "Random like Life" and weaving between worlds. Other ways to follow Karlina: 1. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karlinaveras/ 2. Twitter: https://twitter.com/karlinaveras Read Karlina's works: 1. Spanish short story collection “YUN YUN Pa’ la Calor”...

Duration:01:06:36

Imogen Arate with El David

9/3/2020
This week, El Davíd (https://www.eldavidwrites.com) and I, Imogen Arate (https://poetsandmuses.com/imogen-arate/), discuss our respective poems, "Borikén" and "The Corner Victorian" and historical homes. Other ways to follow El Davíd: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/el.MM.david Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eldavidek/ YouTube: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCLmRe827tiFUvgLbPPEwS4g#menu Urban Beat Poet Society: https://www.facebook.com/groups/796236530863088/ Check out this episode...

Duration:01:03:28