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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

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

Ash Weed

8/6/2018
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Laura Marie Marciano describes the feeling of freedom after closing a chapter in one’s life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

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 D. Alexandra Dyer, a non-profit director 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

The Pain Reliever

6/25/2018
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After an artist residency at Chicago’s International Museum of Surgical Science, Carrie Olivia Adams celebrates the lives of pioneering women in medicine during the nineteenth century. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:01

Carpet Bomb

6/18/2018
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Kenyatta Rogers distracts himself with writing during an uncomfortable flight from Chicago to Los Angeles.

Duration:00:04:01

I Told You I Was Sick

6/11/2018
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Elaine Kahn meditates on care, loss, and the uncertainty of the future.

Duration:00:04:00

No Things

6/4/2018
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Noel Black imagines singing karaoke on a yacht to the music of Michael McDonald.

Duration:00:04:01

Pomegranate

5/28/2018
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Mary Cisper mediates on loss and grief after the death of her former husband.

Duration:00:04:01

Sweet or Sour

5/21/2018
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John Lennox summons the presence of a friend who died suddenly and at a young age. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

@Allah

5/14/2018
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Anjuli Raza Kolb describes how her grandfather rewrote verses of the Qur’an using only the @ sign on his typewriter. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration:00:04:00

Wide Awake in a Field of Deadbolts

5/7/2018
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Nick Twemlow navigates the often bizarre and alienating world of the modern office. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00

Hello Kitty Virgin Mary

4/30/2018
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Feliz Lucia Molina remembers her life as a child while growing up in the San Fernando Valley. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration:00:04:00

artificial death

4/23/2018
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Roberto Harrison imagines a time when death itself will be artificial. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration:00:04:00

Grief Sequence 7

4/16/2018
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Prageeta Sharma reflects on the last night of intimacy with her terminally ill partner. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration:00:04:00