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A weekly four-minute radio series featuring some of today’s most accomplished and innovative poets who offer an acoustically rich and reflective look into a single poem. Produced in partnership by the Poetry Foundation and WFMT.

A weekly four-minute radio series featuring some of today’s most accomplished and innovative poets who offer an acoustically rich and reflective look into a single poem. Produced in partnership by the Poetry Foundation and WFMT.
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United States

Description:

A weekly four-minute radio series featuring some of today’s most accomplished and innovative poets who offer an acoustically rich and reflective look into a single poem. Produced in partnership by the Poetry Foundation and WFMT.

Twitter:

@poetryfound

Language:

English

Contact:

312-799-8046


Episodes

Discipline Park

11/12/2018
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Toby Altman visits a hospital in Washington State designed by Bertrand Goldberg and considers the costs of making art in contemporary America. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Creation Myth

11/5/2018
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Lisa Wells recalls a time in the woods with her father and meditates on the climate crisis threatening life on earth. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

mom and dad in a photo

10/29/2018
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Edmund Berrigan finds an old photo of his mother and father and describes a rich web of detail from the image. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Love Calls Us

10/22/2018
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Randall Mann remembers a poem by Richard Wilbur and addresses social and spiritual concerns of San Francisco, the city where he has lived for 20 years. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Phantom

10/15/2018
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Ali Power considers the relationship between a psychotherapist and her patient. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

I'm Stepping Up in Singing Sandals, No Use For

10/8/2018
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During a poetry workshop, Bridget Talone composes a poem inspired by the writing of poet David Larsen. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Terra Pericolosa

10/1/2018
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Celina Su looks at the environmental consequences involved with offshore drilling and fracking. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

It's Not Like Nikola Tesla Knew All of Those People Were Going to Die

9/24/2018
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Hanif Abdurriqib investigates a scene from Christopher Nolan’s film The Prestige and considers the costs of one’s life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Where Do You Come From?

9/17/2018
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Meena Alexander meditates on her transnational upbringing and interrogates the question of one’s origins. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Poem

9/10/2018
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Claudia La Rocco writes a poem as a gift to a friend experiencing a difficult set of life circumstances. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Andererway

9/3/2018
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Sophia Dahlin navigates a complicated set of emotions inside an emotionally abusive relationship. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Late Melt

8/27/2018
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Melissa Broder writes about self-realization and survival. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Maine Coast

8/20/2018
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Lillian Yvonne Bertram meditates on conflicted romantic feelings during a summer spent in Maine. Produced by Ayana Contreras.

Duration:00:03:59

Company

8/13/2018
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Emily Hunt documents her time working at a greenhouse for an online flower seller. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Ash Weed

8/7/2018
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Laura Marie Marciano describes the feeling of freedom after closing a chapter in one’s life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Know No Name

7/30/2018
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Kazim Ali focuses on the way attention to sound can open a spiritual dimension in poetry. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

The Present

7/23/2018
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Ryo Yamaguchi considers how future generations may characterize our present moment in time. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Red Sea

7/16/2018
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Daniel Poppick thinks about fear and recalls a woman from Queens who was disfigured in an acid attack in 2015. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Open Openly

7/9/2018
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Alan Felsenthal lists and blesses aspects of his life, large and small, for which he is grateful. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

In the Next Next World

7/2/2018
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Gillian Conoley discusses the devastation wrought by the October 2017 Northern California wildfires, the most destructive in the state’s history. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01