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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.

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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.

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God would like this

By Shesahottie - Jan 17 2018
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Great Way to Start the Week

By iolantherosa - Mar 03 2017
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Poetry Magazine is the gold standard poetry publication in the US. They produce numerous podcasts. I do recommend their flagship podcast, Poetry Off the Shelf, in which they discuss and read works from the magazine every other week. However, these days the one I am really enjoying most is Poetry Now, which is a short (usually less than 5 minutes) episode every Monday in which the actual poet discusses his or her work and then reads it aloud. I have discovered some amazing poets, and it's a great way to start the week.

iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
Average Ratings
21
2
1
0
0

God would like this

By Shesahottie - Jan 17 2018
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S/he does!

Great Way to Start the Week

By iolantherosa - Mar 03 2017
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Poetry Magazine is the gold standard poetry publication in the US. They produce numerous podcasts. I do recommend their flagship podcast, Poetry Off the Shelf, in which they discuss and read works from the magazine every other week. However, these days the one I am really enjoying most is Poetry Now, which is a short (usually less than 5 minutes) episode every Monday in which the actual poet discusses his or her work and then reads it aloud. I have discovered some amazing poets, and it's a great way to start the week.
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PoetryNow

Latest release on Dec 30, 2019

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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.

Rank #1: Who’s That

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Ana Božičević explores the feelings and emotions of spring. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Mar 18 2019

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Rank #2: A poem from From A Winter Notebook

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Matei Yankelevich meditates on the nature of poetic language and lingers over events from his past. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Nov 25 2019

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Rank #3: Maine Coast

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Lillian Yvonne Bertram meditates on conflicted romantic feelings during a summer spent in Maine. Produced by Ayana Contreras.

Aug 20 2018

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Rank #4: Nothing Happened in 1999

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Hayan Charara considers how the world would be different today if certain historically significant events had not taken place in the late 1990s. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Dec 31 2018

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Rank #5: Taste

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Jessica Laser considers wisdom, poetry, and procrastination. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Apr 15 2019

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Rank #6: Goodwill, Buffalo, NY

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Kimberly Lyons interrogates the purchase of second-hand clothes and the writing of poetry. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Jul 01 2019

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Rank #7: Bitch Is a Word I Hear A Lot

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Kim Parko considers the politics of the word “bitch.” Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Jan 14 2019

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Rank #8: No People in It

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

Sep 02 2019

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Rank #9: It's Not Like Nikola Tesla Knew All of Those People Were Going to Die

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Hanif Abdurriqib investigates a scene from Christopher Nolan’s film The Prestige and considers the costs of one’s life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Sep 24 2018

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Rank #10: Where Do You Come From?

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Meena Alexander meditates on her transnational upbringing and interrogates the question of one’s origins. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Sep 17 2018

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Rank #11: Ash Weed

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Laura Marie Marciano describes the feeling of freedom after closing a chapter in one’s life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Aug 07 2018

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Rank #12: Nerve

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Geoffrey Hilsabeck imagines a conversation between Walt Whitman and Ralph Waldo Emerson as they walk through Boston Common.

May 27 2019

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Rank #13: At the Vietnam Center and Archive

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Hai-Dang Phan examines archival documents concerning the abduction of a young Vietnamese woman by Thai pirates in the 1980s. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Jul 29 2019

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Rank #14: About Suffering

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Elisa Gabbert meditates on the nature of suffering and the language we use to describe it. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Mar 04 2019

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Rank #15: Wide Awake in a Field of Deadbolts

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Nick Twemlow navigates the often bizarre and alienating world of the modern office. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

May 07 2018

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Rank #16: 15 Years of Paris

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Katy Bohinc leaves Paris and writes a poem of apology after a misunderstanding with someone close to her. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Jun 10 2019

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Rank #17: gravity furnace

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francine j. harris revisits her childhood home in Detroit and imagines the ways destruction can be an empowering act. Produced by Colin McNulty.

Dec 24 2018

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Rank #18: On Reflection

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Randall Horton thinks about the ways we trap ourselves and others in boxes. Produced by Sarah Geis.

Apr 09 2018

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Rank #19: The Other Side

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Jennifer Foerster imagines encountering her younger self on a walk through the streets of Vienna. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Oct 21 2019

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Rank #20: A Feeling Right Before the Feeling

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Brenda Hillman explores the many nuances of human emotions and articulates the moment before a feeling comes into being. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Nov 19 2018

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I Thought a Tree Dying

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Sandra Doller meditates on aging and motherhood. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Dec 30 2019

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I Saw This Day Coming

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Stacy Szymaszek writes a poem in gratitude to her students. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Dec 23 2019

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Hypersensitive Emanation

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Will Alexander finds ways of writing poems to revitalize language as a whole. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Dec 16 2019

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There Is No Meaning Here

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Christine Kanownik examines the place of religion and spirituality in secular life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Dec 09 2019

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anti-immigration

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Evie Shockley expresses frustration over ongoing immigration policies and thinks about ways Americans might better live together. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Dec 02 2019

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A poem from From A Winter Notebook

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Matei Yankelevich meditates on the nature of poetic language and lingers over events from his past. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Nov 25 2019

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Quiescence

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Alyse Knorr writes about motherhood and loss. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Nov 18 2019

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Ekphrasis with Toothing Chainsaw in Unnamed Halhul Vineyard

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George Abraham invents a new sonnet form to investigate an act of vandalism that occurred in a Palestinian vineyard. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Nov 11 2019

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I’m an Avid Skier

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Jill Magi explores the intersections between sports culture and corporate job-speak. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Nov 04 2019

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Beds

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Divya Victor considers the effects of transnational migration on family life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Oct 28 2019

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The Other Side

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Jennifer Foerster imagines encountering her younger self on a walk through the streets of Vienna. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Oct 21 2019

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Pearl

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Wendy Lotterman wonders what home invasion and poetry have in common. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Oct 14 2019

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Skype Healer

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

Oct 07 2019

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As If to Misread Song

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Lotte L.S. considers the legacy of British poet and political activist Anna Mendelssohn. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Sep 30 2019

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Goodbye 14

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

Sep 23 2019

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Standards-Based Assessment

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

Sep 16 2019

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Girl Soup

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

Sep 09 2019

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No People in It

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

Sep 02 2019

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poem for bruce

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

Aug 26 2019

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We Are Saying Yes, But Who Are We to Say

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

Aug 19 2019

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iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
Average Ratings
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2
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God would like this

By Shesahottie - Jan 17 2018
Read more
S/he does!

Great Way to Start the Week

By iolantherosa - Mar 03 2017
Read more
Poetry Magazine is the gold standard poetry publication in the US. They produce numerous podcasts. I do recommend their flagship podcast, Poetry Off the Shelf, in which they discuss and read works from the magazine every other week. However, these days the one I am really enjoying most is Poetry Now, which is a short (usually less than 5 minutes) episode every Monday in which the actual poet discusses his or her work and then reads it aloud. I have discovered some amazing poets, and it's a great way to start the week.