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Episode #054 Perfect Poems

10/6/2017
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Host Charlie Rossiter explores the idea of the perfect poem with examples from Gary Snyder and Kenneth Rexroth. He also looks back on the previous 53 episodes of Poetry Spoken Here. Snyder's Poem: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47754/i-went-into-the-maverick-bar Rexroth's Poem: https://onceadaypoetry.wordpress.com/2015/12/06/no-word-by-kenneth-rexroth/ Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website:...

Duration: 00:12:33


Episode #053 Sally Rhoades and the Zen Translations of Lucien Stryk

9/15/2017
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Sally Rhoades, upstate NY poet and playwright, discusses her influences and shares her autobiographical poems. In the second part of the show, host Charlie Rossiter takes a look at zen and zen poetry through the translations of Lucien Stryk. Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere...

Duration: 00:31:58


Episode #052 Cynthia Gallaher and 100k Poets For Change

9/2/2017
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NEW PODCAST: Chicago poet Cynthia Gallaher discusses a wide range of topics from poems about the eclipse and her new book, to how her yoga practice informs her creativity. In the second part of the show, Charlie Rossiter talks about the upcoming 100 Thousand Poets for Change Global Event Day on Sept 30. Find Cynthia Gallaher's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Frugal-Poets-Guide-Life-Poetic-ebook/dp/B01GU416UC Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes:...

Duration: 00:33:24


Episode #051 John McKenna and Joyce Carol Oates

8/18/2017
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New Jersey poet John Mckenna, reflects on Beats, rhythm and performance. Host Charlie Rossiter looks into Joyce Carol Oates' creative process using her own words from her journals. Find John McKenna's book, "Sessions" here: http://cms.reddashboard.com/john-mckenna/ Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter:...

Duration: 00:34:03


Episode #050 Carlos Cumpian and Sam Shepard

8/4/2017
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Chicago poet Carlos Cumpian, editor of MARCH/Abrazo press, shares his poems and talks about survival and more. Host, Charlie Rossiter pays tribute to the recently deceased Sam Shepard with excerpts from Shepard's poems and short prose. Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere (@poseyspokenhere) Send...

Duration: 00:40:01


Episode #049 Don Levy And Sherman Alexie Reviewed

7/25/2017
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Albany, NY poet Don Levy shares poems from and discusses the importance of the local poetry community. Host, Charlie Rossiter reviews Sherman Alexie’s new memoir, "You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me." Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Liks us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere (@poseyspokenhere) Send us an e-mail:...

Duration: 00:33:12


Episode #48 Juliet Cook and Paterson Light and Shadow Reviewed

7/9/2017
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Juliet Cook from Ohio shares her poems, talks about her press, Blood Pudding Press, and how she re-learned language and continues to write poetry following a stroke. Host, Charlie Rossiter, reviews Paterson Light and Shadow, a collection of Poems by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and photographs by Mark Hillringhouse. For more on Blood Pudding Press, go here: http://bloodyooze.blogspot.com/ For more on Maria Gillan, go here: http://www.mariagillan.com/ For more on Mark Hillringhouse, go here:...

Duration: 00:32:27


Episode #047 John Roche and Jules Nyquist and Poetic Prose

6/16/2017
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New Mexico poets, John Roche and Jules Nyquist talk about poetry in the age of Trump and share poems from their publishing project, "Poets Speak." In the second part of the show, host Charlie Rossiter looks at poetic prose using examples from Zora Neale Hurston and Sherman Alexie. Learn more about the "Poets Speak" series here: http://www.julesnyquist.com/catalog/item/1420675/10304443.htm Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit...

Duration: 00:33:08


Episode #046 Michael Peters and the Library Of America

6/3/2017
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Michael Peters, multi-genre artist from upstate New York, explores the integration of music and sound creations in his poetry performances. Host Charlie Rossiter talks about the Library of America, now celebrating 35 years of publishing fine editions of classic American literature. Find the Library of America here: https://www.loa.org/ Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Liks us on facebook:...

Duration: 00:40:44


Episode #044 Cheryl Rice and The American Writers Museum

5/5/2017
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Cheryl Rice explains the Sylvia Plath Bake-Off and talks about how her poetry has developed over the years. Host Charlie Rossiter gives a preview of the new American Writers Museum in Chicago. More on the museum: http://americanwritersmuseum.org/ PSH on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetry-spoken-here/id1030829938?mt=2 PSH online: http://www.poetryspokenhere.com/ PSH on soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/poetry-spoken-here PSH on facebook: www.facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere/...

Duration: 00:32:28


Episode #042 PoetryMusic and Celebrating Poetry Month

4/7/2017
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Chris Lee and Colleen O’Brien from Port Angeles, Washington, talk about how they set poetry to music and use poetry as a catalyst for improvised music in their performances as "PoetryMusic". Host Charlie Rossiter offers ideas for activities to celebrate National Poetry Month.

Duration: 00:45:29


Episode #040 Dawn Leas and the Joy of the Library

3/4/2017
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Dawn Leas reads and talks about her poetry rooted in place, family and daily life. Host Charlie Rossiter uses Chinese poetry, feral children and mountain climbing Beat poets to remind us why we love the physical library.

Duration: 00:30:29


Show 039 Jeanetta Calhoun Mish and Lola Ridge

2/17/2017
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Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, director of Red Earth Creative Writing MFA program at Oklahoma City University, reads from her recent book “What I Learned at the War.” In the second part of the show, host Charlie Rossiter talks about a new biography of radical modernist poet, Lola Ridge.

Duration: 00:33:03


Episode #036 Ralph Murre and Reading for Writing

1/6/2017
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Ralph Murre, poet laureate of Door County, Wisconsin, reads his poems and talks about his project that publishes previously published poems. Host Charlie Rossiter then talks about the importance of reading for writing using examples from NY poet, Eileen Myles.

Duration: 00:33:09


THANK YOU! A Look Back at Poetry Spoken Here in 2016

12/30/2016
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2016 was a great year for Poetry Spoken Here. We released 22 episodes and started a sister-podcast, Close Talking. Thank you to everyone who tuned in. For anyone just finding the podcast, you can keep track of us with the links below. Website: http://www.poetryspokenhere.com/ iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetry-spoken-here/id1030829938?mt=2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/poseyspokenhere

Duration: 00:03:23


Episode #035 Nancy Klepsch and In The Bleak Midwinter

12/16/2016
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Nancy Klepsch, poet-activist from Troy, NY, talks about her projects for social justice and her poetic explorations. Host Charlie Rossiter reflects on the Solstice and how a poem by Christina Rossetti became what some consider the best Christmas carol ever written.

Duration: 00:28:24


Episode #034: Mason Granger And Billy Collins

12/2/2016
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New York City poet, Mason Granger, reads his poems, offers his thoughts on performance, and discusses the program he'll be hosting at New York's Bowery Poetry Club starting in January. Host Charlie Rossiter reviews Billy Collins' new book, "The Rain in Portugal."

Duration: 00:33:37


Close Talking Episode 001: After the Election

11/11/2016
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Poetry Spoken Here officially has a sister podcast! After months of planning, Poetry Spoken Here producer and technical director, Jack Rossiter-Munley and his dear friend (and MFA candidate in poetry) Connor Stratton have launched Close Talking. Usually they take one work and dig deep discussing for 20-30 minutes. In light of Tuesday's election, they decided to scarp their pre-recorded first episode and instead recorded this honest discussion about their reactions to the results and what...

Duration: 00:59:56


Coming Soon: Close Talking!

11/5/2016
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Pleased to announce Poetry Spoken Here's sister podcast: Close Talking. Close Talking is a podcast hosted by good friends Connor Stratton and Jack Rossiter-Munley. New episodes will come out the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month. FIRST EPISODE COMING 11/11! Co-Hosts Connor and Jack take a different poem in each episode and dig deep into its literary, cultural, and historical components. They laugh, they joke, they try to attain a deeper level of emotional and intellectual understanding....

Duration: 00:01:46


Episode #032: John Berry and Poetry's Power to Connect

11/4/2016
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Virginia poet John Berry, author of "Wobbly Man," reads his work and tells the story of how poetry saved his life. In the second part of the episode, Host Charlie Rossiter explores how poetry helped connect two friends, one in the advanced stages of dementia.

Duration: 00:29:23

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