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Producer Helena de Groot explores the diverse world of contemporary poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

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Producer Helena de Groot explores the diverse world of contemporary poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

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231 Ratings
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de groot!

By Logan Mironoff-Chin - Dec 27 2019
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emulsion of: wondering and aplomb an experience so ingenious so igneous and beautiful it flows from the open, bountiful and scienceless trachea that links the world outside to the passionate magmas (thank you) in us

Marvelous, but APB out for Curtis Fox

By Poetry Rules! - Oct 27 2019
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I live and die by this life-enriching podcast, but I mourn the loss of Curtis Fox, an incomparable host. No disrespect meant for Ms. de Groot, but I think we’re owed an explanation for the sudden changing of the guard.

iTunes Ratings

231 Ratings
Average Ratings
189
21
12
7
2

de groot!

By Logan Mironoff-Chin - Dec 27 2019
Read more
emulsion of: wondering and aplomb an experience so ingenious so igneous and beautiful it flows from the open, bountiful and scienceless trachea that links the world outside to the passionate magmas (thank you) in us

Marvelous, but APB out for Curtis Fox

By Poetry Rules! - Oct 27 2019
Read more
I live and die by this life-enriching podcast, but I mourn the loss of Curtis Fox, an incomparable host. No disrespect meant for Ms. de Groot, but I think we’re owed an explanation for the sudden changing of the guard.
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Poetry Off the Shelf

Latest release on Jan 07, 2020

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Producer Helena de Groot explores the diverse world of contemporary poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

Rank #1: The Garden We Share

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Ross Gay finds joy in life that outlives us.

Oct 22 2019

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Rank #2: A Change of World, Episode 1: The Wilderness

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The first episode in a special series on the women’s movement

Mar 06 2018

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Rank #3: Who Are They Anyway?

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Old and new poems about unnamed lovers

Apr 18 2016

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Rank #4: The Problem of Love

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On two recent, complicated love poems

Feb 10 2016

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Rank #5: 50 Years of Ariel

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The legacy of Plath's posthumous classic

Mar 08 2016

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Rank #6: This Poet Never Gets Old

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John Keats's life and body of work, then and now.

Aug 28 2018

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Rank #7: The Poetry of Everyday Life

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How we use poetry to find meaning and to bring disparate aspects of life together.

Apr 18 2017

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Rank #8: Poetry as Play

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Giving children the permission to be free.

Sep 06 2016

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Rank #9: The Achievement of Geoffrey Hill

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Yezzi looks into Geoffrey Hill's poetry upon Hill's death

Jul 12 2016

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Rank #10: The Inner Life in the Age of Social Media

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Making money from poetry, and opting to be forgotten

Jun 01 2016

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Rank #11: The Late Great John Ashbery

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Ashbery's poems can be a new way of seeing and experiencing things, a "daydream from which there's no obvious exit," an ode to neglected emotions or the insignificant, an inside joke you may or may not be in on, and a reordering of the world and ourselves.

Sep 12 2017

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Rank #12: The Uses of Anger

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Audre Lorde then and now

May 17 2016

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Rank #13: Mothers of Boys

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The many successes of Cave Canem.

Aug 22 2016

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Rank #14: The Poet is Distracted

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Distraction may actually be at the heart of poetry.

Nov 28 2017

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Rank #15: A Change of World, Episode 2: Books that Broke Down Barriers

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The second episode of our special series exploring poetry and the women's movement looks at several books in the 1960s and '70s that fought for a place for women.

Mar 13 2018

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Rank #16: Addiction Poetry

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What poetry has to say about substance abuse, and how some poems can help. 

Nov 01 2016

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Rank #17: A Misunderstood Chestnut

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The different ways of reading a classic American poem

Oct 04 2016

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Rank #18: Walt Whitman's Divided America

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As one of the U.S.'s greatest patriots and most trenchant critics of his time, Whitman never lost hope in his country.

Feb 21 2017

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Rank #19: A Change of World, Episode 5: Poetry Gives Birth

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How women poets made birth, motherhood, and parenting central preoccupations of contemporary poetry, just as it is in life.

Apr 10 2018

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Rank #20: The Language of Violence

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Danez Smith and Brian Russell examine how we label acts of violence, and the power of poetry to connect the political with the deeply personal.

Feb 24 2016

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Dreams and Fathers

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Bruce Beasley on his writing process, and on how fathers might be like warm ice cubes.

Jan 07 2020

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Poets We Lost This Year

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Timothy Liu remembers the life and work of his friend Linda Gregg, plus readings by Marie Ponsot and W.S. Merwin.

Dec 18 2019

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The Point of Poetry

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Matthew Zapruder on dreams, silence, and smoking with Brodsky.

Dec 03 2019

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How to Triumph Like a Girl

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Ada Limón is done with hiding in poems.

Nov 19 2019

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A Presence in the Sky

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Fanny Howe gives away the secret to being cavalier and brave.

Nov 05 2019

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The Garden We Share

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Ross Gay finds joy in life that outlives us.

Oct 22 2019

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After Fear and Raging

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Toi Derricotte on feeling part of something bigger.

Oct 01 2019

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Hope in Odd Places

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Sally Wen Mao reanimates the past.

Sep 10 2019

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Back to School

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Two teachers on life through children's eyes.

Aug 27 2019

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What Happened to House Calls?

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The healthcare industry through the eyes of two doctor-poets.

Aug 13 2019

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Lichen Doesn't Die

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Forrest Gander talks about love, loss, and the remarkable properties of lichen.

Jul 23 2019

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The Young People's Poet Laureate

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Naomi Shihab Nye talks about a trunk full of treasures, childhood in Palestine, and her grandson's poetic bone. 

Jul 02 2019

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Speaking for the Country

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A look into the various approaches to the U.S. poet laureate position.

Jun 18 2019

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Whitman and our Warming World

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On Whitman's bicentennial, a contemporary poet finds a Whitmanic kinship with wonder, language, and the environment.

Jun 04 2019

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The Past Talks Back

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Marilyn Nelson's poetic legacy, through the eyes of one of her many protégés, Tyehimba Jess.

May 21 2019

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The Language of Ramadan

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Two Muslim American poets discuss the intersections between poetry and Ramadan.

May 07 2019

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What You Have Heard is True

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Carolyn Forché discusses her memoir of the same title, about her time in pre-civil war El Salvador in the late 1970s.

Apr 23 2019

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The Populist Soviet Poet

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The life and legacy of Vladimir Mayakovsky.

Apr 02 2019

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The Poetry of Jean Valentine

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Reading a trailblazing second-wave feminist poet.

Mar 19 2019

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A Change of World documentary: Poetry and the Women's Movement

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Meryl Streep narrates our hour-long radio documentary special about how the Women’s Movement changed poetry, and how women poets changed the culture.

Mar 01 2019

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iTunes Ratings

231 Ratings
Average Ratings
189
21
12
7
2

de groot!

By Logan Mironoff-Chin - Dec 27 2019
Read more
emulsion of: wondering and aplomb an experience so ingenious so igneous and beautiful it flows from the open, bountiful and scienceless trachea that links the world outside to the passionate magmas (thank you) in us

Marvelous, but APB out for Curtis Fox

By Poetry Rules! - Oct 27 2019
Read more
I live and die by this life-enriching podcast, but I mourn the loss of Curtis Fox, an incomparable host. No disrespect meant for Ms. de Groot, but I think we’re owed an explanation for the sudden changing of the guard.