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Every weekday, U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Library of Congress and the Poetry Foundation.

Every weekday, U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Library of Congress and the Poetry Foundation.
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Every weekday, U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Library of Congress and the Poetry Foundation.

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English


Episodes

40: Kettling

1/18/2019
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Today's poem is Kettling by January Gill O'Neil.

Duration:00:04:59

39: Walking Home

1/17/2019
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Today's poem is Walking Home by Jay Udall.

Duration:00:04:59

38: Ode to the Pager

1/16/2019
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Today's poem is Ode to the Pager by Marcus Jackson.

Duration:00:04:59

37: To My Twenty-Four-Year-Old Self

1/15/2019
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Today's poem is To My Twenty-Four-Year-Old Self by Brenda Shaughnessy.

Duration:00:04:59

36: Quiet Places

1/14/2019
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Today's poem is Quiet Places by Lemn Sissay.

Duration:00:04:59

35: Poem in Which I Be a Doe & You, by Effect, Are a Wolf

1/11/2019
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Today's poem is Poem in Which I Be a Doe & You, by Effect, Are a Wolf by Danez Smith

Duration:00:04:59

34: Speaking Tree

1/10/2019
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Today's poem is Speaking Tree by Joy Harjo.

Duration:00:04:59

33: Photograph: Circa 1960

1/9/2019
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Today's poem is Photograph: Circa 1960 by Angela Jackson.

Duration:00:04:59

32: Gentrifier

1/8/2019
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Today's poem is Gentrifier by Franny Choi.

Duration:00:04:59

31: Turtle, Swan

1/7/2019
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Today's poem is Turtle, Swan by Mark Doty.

Duration:00:06:29

30: Vows

1/4/2019
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Today's poem is Vows by Melissa Stein.

Duration:00:04:59

29: Our Dead Friend

1/3/2019
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Today's poem is Our Dead Friend by Alicia Suskin Ostriker.

Duration:00:04:59

28: On Kindness

1/2/2019
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Today's poem is On Kindness by Aracelis Girmay.

Duration:00:07:40

27: The Raincoat

1/1/2019
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Today's poem is The Raincoat by Ada Limon.

Duration:00:05:00

26: Against the Promise of a View

12/31/2018
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Today's poem is Against the Promise of a View by Maureen N. McLane.

Duration:00:05:00

25: The Star Market

12/28/2018
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Today's poem is The Star Market by Marie Howe.

Duration:00:05:00

24: A Talk with My Grandson, Age Six

12/27/2018
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Today's poem is A Talk with My Grandson, Age Six by Wanda Coleman.

Duration:00:04:59

23: My Father at 49, Working the Night Shift at B&R Diesel

12/26/2018
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Today's poem is My Father at 49, Working the Night Shift at B&R Diesel by Edgar Kunz.

Duration:00:04:59

22: Love (III)

12/25/2018
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Today's poem is Love (III) by George Herbert.

Duration:00:04:59

21: 'N'em

12/24/2018
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Today's poem is 'N'em by Jericho Brown.

Duration:00:04:59