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Poetry Off the Shelf

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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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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 21, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: 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 #3: 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 #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: Drinking in Poetry

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Prohibition in the U.S., we discuss drinking poems over a few cocktails.

Jan 08 2019

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Rank #9: 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 #10: Who Are They Anyway?

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Old and new poems about unnamed lovers

Apr 18 2016

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Rank #11: The Problem of Love

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On two recent, complicated love poems

Feb 10 2016

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Rank #12: Some Love Poems for Your Sweetie

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Poems in time for Valentine's Day.

Feb 05 2019

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Rank #13: 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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Rank #14: Retelling the American Story

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Tracy K. Smith discusses her new book and her tenure as current US poet laureate.

Jul 31 2018

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Rank #15: Poetry Rituals

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Exploring exercises to be more present in your life and writing.

Oct 16 2018

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Rank #16: 50 Years of Ariel

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The legacy of Plath's posthumous classic

Mar 08 2016

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Rank #17: “It's the Language, Stupid.”

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Matthew Zapruder discusses the role of language and meaning in poetry and his book of criticism, Why Poetry.

Aug 15 2017

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Rank #18: 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 #19: A Change of World, Episode 3: Shattering the Blue Velvet Chair

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Our series dedicated to the women's movement continues with the changing cultural roles of the 1970s, when women poets refused to be marginalized or tokenized, and public poetry readings and writing workshops for women spread across the U.S.

Mar 20 2018

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Rank #20: Everyone Always Gets Lost

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Gay Pride in the shadow of the Orlando nightclub shooting

Jun 28 2016

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