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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

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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.

Twitter:

@poetryfound

Language:

English

Contact:

312-799-8046


Episodes

Vow

1/7/2019
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Diana Khoi Nguyen meditates on the importance of exchanging marital vows.

Duration:00:04:01

Chase Scene

12/17/2018
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Gabriel Ojeda-Sague describes a strange dream and considers the domestic space he has built with his partner.

Duration:00:04:01

I Make Promises Before I Dream

12/10/2018
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Tongo Eisen-Martin examines the institutions artists and artworks occupy and uses writing as a challenge to power. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

For Charlie

12/3/2018
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Ruben Quesada remembers a friend who died under mysterious circumstances and meditates on his own friends, loved ones, and mortality. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

Fault Whispers

11/26/2018
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Mark Tardi begins a poem with a line from the journal of the artist Francesca Woodman, a photographer known for her haunting self-portraits. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

A Feeling Right Before the Feeling

11/19/2018
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Brenda Hillman explores the many nuances of human emotions and articulates the moment before a feeling comes into being. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

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