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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

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

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 Los Angeles to Chicago. Produced by Sarah Geis.

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. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

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. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration:00:04:01