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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

232: My Embodiment

10/15/2019
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Today's poem is My Embodiment by Craig Morgan Teicher.

Duration:00:04:59

231: My Grandmother's Love Letters

10/14/2019
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Today's poem is My Grandmother's Love Letters by Hart Crane.

Duration:00:04:59

230: My Mother of Invention

10/11/2019
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Today's poem is My Mother of Invention by Michael Collier.

Duration:00:04:59

229: Pig

10/10/2019
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Today's poem is Pig by Henri Cole.

Duration:00:04:59

228: Hair

10/9/2019
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Today's poem is Hair by Clarence Major.

Duration:00:04:59

227: Club Icarus

10/8/2019
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Note: This poem contains an instance of explicit language. Today's poem is Club Icarus by Matt Miller. This episode features guest host Brenda Shaughnessy; Tracy K. Smith returns this week.

Duration:00:04:59

226: No War

10/7/2019
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Note: This poem contains an instance of explicit language. Today's poem is No War by Mariam Fayez. This episode features guest host Tina Chang; Tracy K. Smith returns this week.

Duration:00:04:59

225: The Government Has Been Canceled

10/4/2019
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Today's poem is The Government Has Been Canceled by Maya Catherine Popa.

Duration:00:04:59

224: Birthday Poem

10/3/2019
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Today's poem is Birthday Poem by Paisley Rekdal.

Duration:00:04:59

223: sorrows by Lucille Clifton

10/2/2019
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Today's poem is sorrows by Lucille Clifton.

Duration:00:04:59

222: The opposite of the ocean is no ocean.

10/1/2019
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Today's poem is The opposite of the ocean is no ocean. by Cathy Linh Che.

Duration:00:04:59

221: enough food and a mom

9/30/2019
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Today's poem is enough food and a mom by Francine J. Harris.

Duration:00:04:59

220: Through a Glass though Which We Cannot See

9/27/2019
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Today's poem is Through a Glass though Which We Cannot See by Lo Kwa Mei-en. This episode features guest host Brenda Shaughnessy.

Duration:00:04:59

219: Personals

9/26/2019
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Today's poem is Personals by C.D. Wright. This episode features guest host Brenda Shaughnessy.

Duration:00:04:59

218: Enough

9/25/2019
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Today's poem is Enough by Suzanne Buffam. This episode features guest host Brenda Shaughnessy.

Duration:00:04:59

217: Essay on Wood

9/24/2019
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Today's poem is Essay on Wood by James Richardson. This episode features guest host Brenda Shaughnessy.

Duration:00:04:59

216: The Wooden Overcoat

9/23/2019
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Today's poem is The Wooden Overcoat by Rick Barot. This episode features guest host Brenda Shaughnessy.

Duration:00:05:14

215: Even The Rain

9/20/2019
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Today's poem is Even The Rain by Agha Shahid Ali.

Duration:00:04:59

214: The Barbarians Are Coming

9/19/2019
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Today's poem is The Barbarians Are Coming by Marilyn Chin. This episode features guest host Tina Chang.

Duration:00:04:59

213: Closure

9/18/2019
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Today's poem is Closure by Paul Tran.

Duration:00:01:01