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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

193: Winter Trees

8/21/2019
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Today's poem is Winter Trees by William Carlos Williams.

Duration:00:04:59

192: The Death of an Elephant

8/20/2019
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Today's poem is The Death of an Elephant by Gianfranco Pagnucci.

Duration:00:04:59

191: Staying Alive

8/19/2019
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Today's poem is Staying Alive by David Wagoner.

Duration:00:04:59

190: World Word by Eamon Grennan

8/16/2019
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Today's poem is World Word by Eamon Grennan.

Duration:00:04:59

189: Old Farmer

8/15/2019
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Today's poem is Old Farmer by Vievee Francis.

Duration:00:04:59

188: Failure

8/14/2019
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Today's poem is Failure by Eugene Gloria.

Duration:00:04:59

187: Summary of Fifteen Years

8/13/2019
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Today's poem is Summary of Fifteen Years by Suzanne Cleary.

Duration:00:04:59

186: Directions To Finding You, Or Maybe Just An Inferior Prayer

8/12/2019
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Today's poem is Directions To Finding You, Or Maybe Just An Inferior Prayer by Angel Nafis.

Duration:00:05:26

185: Hit

8/9/2019
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Today's poem is Hit.

Duration:00:04:59

184: Heirloom

8/8/2019
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Today's poem is Heirloom by Lauren Clark.

Duration:00:05:26

183: A Room at Last

8/7/2019
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Today's poem is A Room at Last by Ko Un.

Duration:00:04:59

182: Writing a Poem

8/6/2019
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Today's poem is Writing a Poem by Shirley Geok-lin Lim.

Duration:00:05:26

181: Three Foxes by the Edge of the Field at Twilight

8/5/2019
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Today's poem is Three Foxes by the Edge of the Field at Twilight by Jane Hirshfield.

Duration:00:04:59

180: Evening Sun

8/2/2019
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Today's poem is Evening Sun by Jane Kenyon.

Duration:00:04:59

179: Using A Hula Hoop Can Get You Abducted By Aliens

8/1/2019
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Today's poem is Using A Hula Hoop Can Get You Abducted By Aliens by Matthea Harvey.

Duration:00:04:59

178: God

7/31/2019
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Today's poem is God by Marsha de la O.

Duration:00:04:59

177: Mammogram Call Back with Ultra Sound

7/30/2019
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Today's poem is Mammogram Call Back with Ultra Sound by Ellen Bass.

Duration:00:04:59

176: The Boatman

7/29/2019
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Today's poem is The Boatman by Carolyn Forché.

Duration:00:04:59

175: Immigrant Can't Write Poetry

7/26/2019
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Today's poem is Immigrant Can't Write Poetry by Wang Ping.

Duration:00:04:59

174: Casa

7/25/2019
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Today's poem is Casa by Rigoberto Gonzalez.

Duration:00:04:59