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Poetry Off the Shelf

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Rank #19 in Books category

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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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5 Starts

By GetGoneAgain - Dec 17 2016
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This is a must have for poetry lovers... or even poetry "likers"... subscribe!

Fantastic podcast!

By The ultimate high - Aug 18 2016
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This podcast is enjoyable and important!

iTunes Ratings

215 Ratings
Average Ratings
176
21
10
6
2

5 Starts

By GetGoneAgain - Dec 17 2016
Read more
This is a must have for poetry lovers... or even poetry "likers"... subscribe!

Fantastic podcast!

By The ultimate high - Aug 18 2016
Read more
This podcast is enjoyable and important!
Cover image of Poetry Off the Shelf

Poetry Off the Shelf

Updated 1 day ago

Rank #19 in Books category

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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 Problem of Love

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On two recent, complicated love poems
Feb 10 2016
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Rank #2: Who Are They Anyway?

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Old and new poems about unnamed lovers

Apr 18 2016
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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: Poetry and PTSD

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The skeptical, clear-eyed poetry of Alan Dugan

Apr 04 2016
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Rank #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: The Uses of Anger

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Audre Lorde then and now

May 17 2016
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Rank #8: 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 #9: 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 #10: A Very Short, Very Famous Poem

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Looking back at Robert Creeley's “I Know a Man”
Oct 07 2015
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Rank #11: A First Book 50 Years Later

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Looking at Seamus Heaney's debut, Death of a Naturalist

Aug 09 2016
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Rank #12: 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 #13: A Radical Poet's Radical Poet

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Lola Ridge's poetry of social protest
Jan 27 2016
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Rank #14: 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 #15: 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 #16: 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 #17: 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 #18: Fathers Never Die

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The poignancy of Father's Day, for those who have lost their fathers

Jun 15 2016
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Rank #19: “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 #20: Poetry as Play

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Giving children the permission to be free.

Sep 06 2016
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