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Celebrate World Poetry Day by diving into this collection of stories and performances from top radio programs and poetry podcasts.

Celebrate World Poetry Day by diving into this collection of stories and performances from top radio programs and poetry podcasts.
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United States

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Celebrate World Poetry Day by diving into this collection of stories and performances from top radio programs and poetry podcasts.

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English


Episodes

"A Single Autumn," by W.S. Merwins

3/18/2015
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A classic piece from this prolific counter-culture poet. (New Yorker Poetry Podcast)

Duration: 00:05:00


"Aunt Peggy," by Thomas Dooley

3/18/2015
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Thomas Dooley reads a selection from his debut collection, "Trespass." (NewsHour, PBS)

Duration: 00:05:00


Peter O'Toole Knew Shakespeare

3/18/2015
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It just so happens that actor Peter O'Toole knew all of Shakespeare's Sonnets. Every single one. Hear him wax about his love for the Bard, and recite a piece off the cuff. (All Things Considered, NPR)

Duration: 00:04:00


Billy Collins' Poetic Hospitality

3/18/2015
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Two-term Poet Laureate Billy Collins gives readings from his recent project and offers insight into the creative mind. (TED Radio Hour, 5/25/2012)

Duration: 00:13:00