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PoetryNow

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PoetryNow
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Poetry Foundation

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PoetryNow is 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.

Latest Episodes

Pearl

Wendy Lotterman wonders what home invasion and poetry have in common.

-1 s2 days ago
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Pearl

Skype Healer

Emmalea Russo recalls a Skype healing session and remembers the death of her aunt Vera.

-1 s1 weeks ago
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Skype Healer

As If to Misread Song

Lotte L.S. considers the legacy of British poet and political activist Anna Mendelssohn.

-1 s2 weeks ago
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As If to Misread Song

Goodbye 14

Emily Sieu Liebowitz begins a poem by wondering if the Trojan Horse was merely a metaphor for written language.

-1 s3 weeks ago
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Goodbye 14

Standards-Based Assessment

Dora Malech reflects on the way gun violence and school shootings have affected her own life.

-1 sSEP 16
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Standards-Based Assessment

Girl Soup

Sawako Nakayasu imagines eating a bowl of girl soup and the conundrum posed by her own intervention.

-1 sSEP 9
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Girl Soup

No People in It

Emily Skillings writes a tribute to poet John Ashbery who died in September of 2017. Produced by Sarah Geis.

4 MINSEP 2
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No People in It

poem for bruce

Rodney Koeneke considers the mystery and language of riddles. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

4 MINAUG 26
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poem for bruce

We Are Saying Yes, But Who Are We to Say

Khaled Mattawa remembers the sense of hope felt during the Arab Spring and at the prospect of having a second child.

-1 sAUG 19
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We Are Saying Yes, But Who Are We to Say

immediately motionless likeness

Kirsten Ihns considers the way a poem can dance the reader’s mind.

4 MINAUG 12
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immediately motionless likeness

Latest Episodes

Pearl

Wendy Lotterman wonders what home invasion and poetry have in common.

-1 s2 days ago
Comments
Pearl

Skype Healer

Emmalea Russo recalls a Skype healing session and remembers the death of her aunt Vera.

-1 s1 weeks ago
Comments
Skype Healer

As If to Misread Song

Lotte L.S. considers the legacy of British poet and political activist Anna Mendelssohn.

-1 s2 weeks ago
Comments
As If to Misread Song

Goodbye 14

Emily Sieu Liebowitz begins a poem by wondering if the Trojan Horse was merely a metaphor for written language.

-1 s3 weeks ago
Comments
Goodbye 14

Standards-Based Assessment

Dora Malech reflects on the way gun violence and school shootings have affected her own life.

-1 sSEP 16
Comments
Standards-Based Assessment

Girl Soup

Sawako Nakayasu imagines eating a bowl of girl soup and the conundrum posed by her own intervention.

-1 sSEP 9
Comments
Girl Soup

No People in It

Emily Skillings writes a tribute to poet John Ashbery who died in September of 2017. Produced by Sarah Geis.

4 MINSEP 2
Comments
No People in It

poem for bruce

Rodney Koeneke considers the mystery and language of riddles. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

4 MINAUG 26
Comments
poem for bruce

We Are Saying Yes, But Who Are We to Say

Khaled Mattawa remembers the sense of hope felt during the Arab Spring and at the prospect of having a second child.

-1 sAUG 19
Comments
We Are Saying Yes, But Who Are We to Say

immediately motionless likeness

Kirsten Ihns considers the way a poem can dance the reader’s mind.

4 MINAUG 12
Comments
immediately motionless likeness