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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

With a Swoop

12/11/2017
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Uche Nduka expresses a sense of anguish and offers possible spiritual solutions to current political and existential problems. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration: 00:03:59


After Noise

12/4/2017
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Sueyeun Juliette Lee meditates on loss and its aftermath. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration: 00:03:59


The Lamp of Mutual Aid

11/27/2017
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Joshua Edwards mediates on the nature of work and communal living. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration: 00:04:00


Imaginary Book

11/20/2017
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Julien Poirier navigates the line between what can be imagined and what is real. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration: 00:03:59


Sissieretta Jones

11/13/2017
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Tyehimba Jess pays tribute to Sissieretta Jones, the first African-American to perform at Carnegie Hall in 1892. Produced by Colin McNulty.

Duration: 00:04:00


Cold Sore Lip Red Coat

11/6/2017
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Hoa Nguyen considers the objects of jokes and humor. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration: 00:03:59


Between the Griffon and Met Life

10/30/2017
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Vincent Katz observes a March evening as the city of New York goes about its daily life.

Duration: 00:04:00


ain't that easy

10/23/2017
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erica lewis riffs on a line by Dianna Ross & the Supremes to begin investigating her current life.

Duration: 00:03:59


Psalm for Mary Jane Veloso

10/16/2017
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Barbara Jane Reyes remembers and praises the life of Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipina domestic worker who was swindled into becoming a drug mule.

Duration: 00:04:00


They

10/9/2017
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Noelle Kocot investigates the politics and power of the pronoun “they.”

Duration: 00:04:01


Who’s That

9/25/2017
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Ana Božičević explores the feelings and emotions of spring.

Duration: 00:03:59


Toy Boat

9/18/2017
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Ocean Vuong remembers Tamir Rice, the 12-year old boy killed by police in Cleveland, OH in 2014. Produced by Sara Murphy.

Duration: 00:04:00


Nursery

9/4/2017
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Kiki Petrosino imagines an escape from a fairy house. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration: 00:04:00


Mom Betty Addresses the Nature of Proportion

8/28/2017
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In the voice of her mother, Eileen Tabios reflects on the accomplishments and tragedies of her mother’s children. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration: 00:04:00


All Kinds of Fires Inside Our Heads

8/7/2017
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Nikki Wallschlaeger meditates on issues of accountability. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration: 00:04:00


Keough Hall

7/31/2017
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Francisco Aragón describes a threatening incident against a college student after the 2016 election. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration: 00:04:00


The Editor's Ex

4/17/2017
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Caitlin Doyle thinks about romance novels at the end of a relationship. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration: 00:04:00


National Park

4/10/2017
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Fady Joudah describes a car ride through a national park and observes wildlife, both living and dead. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration: 00:03:59


P R N D

4/3/2017
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Tyrone Williams imagines a dark and rainy night in a strip mall, reminiscent of film noir. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Duration: 00:04:00


Dust Poem

3/6/2017
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Philip Jenks considers the word “dust,” from Biblical language to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Duration: 00:04:00

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