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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

145: Mighty Pawns

6/14/2019
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Today's poem is Mighty Pawns by Major Jackson.

Duration:00:04:59

144: The Preacher Addresses the Seminarians

6/13/2019
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Note: This poem contains an instance of explicit language. Today's poem is The Preacher Addresses the Seminarians by Christian Wiman.

Duration:00:05:08

143: Untitled Poem

6/12/2019
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Today's poem is Untitled Poem by Sesshu Foster.

Duration:00:04:59

142: Ozymandias

6/11/2019
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Today's poem is Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Duration:00:04:59

141: Ego

6/10/2019
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Today's poem is Ego by Denise Duhamel.

Duration:00:04:59

140: To the Thawing Wind

6/7/2019
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Today's poem is To the Thawing Wind by Robert Frost.

Duration:00:04:59

139: Christmas Eve: My Mother Dressing

6/6/2019
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Today's poem is Christmas Eve: My Mother Dressing by Toi Derricotte.

Duration:00:04:59

138: Still Life with Aspirin

6/5/2019
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Today's poem is Still Life with Aspirin by Lucie Brock-Broido.

Duration:00:04:59

137: What Kind of Times Are These

6/4/2019
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Today's poem is What Kind of Times Are These by Adrienne Rich.

Duration:00:04:59

136: Where There Were Steep Riverbanks

6/3/2019
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Today's poem is Where There Were Steep Riverbanks by Circe Maia.

Duration:00:04:59

135: Circe

5/31/2019
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Today's poem is Circe by H.D.

Duration:00:04:59

134: Beehive

5/30/2019
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Today's poem is Beehive by Jean Toomer.

Duration:00:04:59

133: Degrees of Gray in Philipsburg

5/29/2019
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Today's poem is Degrees of Gray in Philipsburg by Richard Hugo.

Duration:00:04:59

132: Punishment

5/28/2019
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Today's poem is Punishment by Seamus Heaney.

Duration:00:04:59

131: I Loved You Before I Was Born

5/27/2019
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Today's poem is I Loved You Before I Was Born by Li-Young Lee.

Duration:00:04:59

130: Dancing Bear

5/24/2019
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Today's poem is Dancing Bear by Richard Scott.

Duration:00:04:59

129: The Year I Had Cancer

5/23/2019
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Today's poem is The Year I Had Cancer by Brad Buchanan.

Duration:00:04:59

128: Safe house

5/22/2019
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Today's poem is Safe house by Busisiwe Mahlangu.

Duration:00:04:59

127: Big Finish

5/21/2019
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Today's poem is Big Finish by Kimberly Johnson.

Duration:00:04:59

126: My Parents' 50th Wedding Anniversary

5/20/2019
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Today's poem is My Parents' 50th Wedding Anniversary by Aaron Smith.

Duration:00:04:59