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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

169: Haiku

7/18/2019
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Today's poem is Haiku by Etheridge Knight.

Duration:00:04:59

168: What Does It Say

7/17/2019
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Today's poem is What Does It Say by Tess Gallagher.

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167: Material

7/16/2019
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Today's poem is Material by Sarah Rose Nordgren.

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166: Variations in Blue

7/15/2019
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Today's poem is Variations in Blue by Lauren K. Alleyne.

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165: This Is Not a Small Voice

7/12/2019
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Today's poem is This Is Not a Small Voice by Sonia Sanchez.

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164: Silence

7/11/2019
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Today's poem is Silence by Marianne Moore.

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163: A Small Needful Fact

7/10/2019
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Today's poem is A Small Needful Fact by Ross Gay.

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162: Our Valley

7/9/2019
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Today's poem is Our Valley by Philip Levine.

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161: [as freedom is a breakfastfood]

7/8/2019
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Today's poem is [as freedom is a breakfastfood] by e.e. cummings.

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160: Courtyard Fire

7/5/2019
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Today's poem is Courtyard Fire by Arthur Sze.

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159: from here i saw what happened and i cried

7/4/2019
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Today's poem is from here i saw what happened and i cried by t'ai freedom ford.

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158: In prison

7/3/2019
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Today's poem is In prison by Jean Valentine.

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157: To the Woman at the United Airlines Check-in Desk at Newark

7/2/2019
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Today's poem is To the Woman at the United Airlines Check-in Desk at Newark by Nick Laird.

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156: after the reading

7/1/2019
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Today's poem is after the reading by Lucille Clifton.

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155: Borderline Mambo

6/28/2019
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Today's poem is Borderline Mambo by Rita Dove.

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154: No Apology: A Poemifesto

6/27/2019
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Today's poem is No Apology: A Poemifesto by Carmen Giménez Smith.

Duration:00:04:59

153: The Heaven of Animals

6/26/2019
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Today's poem is The Heaven of Animals by James Dickey.

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152: Europa Nostra

6/25/2019
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Today's poem is Europa Nostra by Nathalie Handal.

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151: The Fitting

6/24/2019
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Today's poem is The Fitting by Edna St. Vincent Millay.

Duration:00:04:59

150: On Time

6/21/2019
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Today's poem is On Time by John Milton.

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