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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

300: Privacy

1/17/2020
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Today's poem is Privacy by Lee Upton.

Duration:00:04:59

299: Weight

1/16/2020
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Today's poem is Weight by John Freeman.

Duration:00:04:59

298: Snow-flakes

1/15/2020
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Today's poem is Snow-flakes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Duration:00:04:59

297: The Clock

1/14/2020
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Today's poem is The Clock by Victoria Chang.

Duration:00:04:59

296: Making Zelnik at the Sibling Reunion

1/13/2020
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Today's poem is Making Zelnik at the Sibling Reunion by Karen Paul Holmes.

Duration:00:04:59

295: Voice

1/10/2020
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Today's poem is Voice by Kory Wells.

Duration:00:04:59

294: The Cup

1/9/2020
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Today's poem is The Cup by C.K. Williams.

Duration:00:04:59

293: Sitting Down to Breakfast Alone

1/8/2020
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Today's poem is Sitting Down to Breakfast Alone by Christian Wiman.

Duration:00:04:59

292: Remember

1/7/2020
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Today's poem is Remember by Joy Harjo.

Duration:00:04:59

291: Jabberwocky

1/6/2020
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Today's poem is Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll.

Duration:00:04:59

290: The Birds of New York

1/3/2020
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Today's poem is The Birds of New York by Francisco X. Alarcón.

Duration:00:04:59

289: The Traveling Onion

1/2/2020
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Today's poem is The Traveling Onion by Naomi Shihab Nye.

Duration:00:04:59

288: On the Turning of the Year

1/1/2020
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Today's poem is On the Turning of the Year by Karen An-Hwei Lee.

Duration:00:04:59

287: Prayer On Aladdin's Lamp

12/31/2019
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Today's poem is Prayer On Aladdin's Lamp by Marcus Wicker. This episode originally aired Dec. 19, 2018.

Duration:00:04:59

286: How We Programmed the Apocalypse

12/30/2019
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Today's poem is How We Programmed the Apocalypse by Zoë Hitzig.

Duration:00:04:59

285: Kerosene Litany

12/27/2019
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Today's poem is Kerosene Litany by Mahogany L. Browne.

Duration:00:05:35

284: Holy

12/26/2019
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Today's poem is Holy by Nancy Krygowski.

Duration:00:04:59

283: When Giving Is All We Have

12/25/2019
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Today's poem is When Giving Is All We Have by Alberto Ríos.

Duration:00:04:59

282: Waiting for Happiness

12/24/2019
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Today's poem is Waiting for Happiness by Nomi Stone.

Duration:00:04:59

281: Penalty Shot

12/23/2019
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Today's poem is Penalty Shot by Ishion Hutchinson.

Duration:00:04:59