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Poem Talk

Kelly Writers House impresario Al Filreis leads a lively roundtable discussion of a single poem with a series of rotating guests including Linh Dinh, Randall Couch, Jessica Lowenthal, Charles Bernstein, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, erica kaufman, and others.

After the Night Years: On "The Sun Came" by Etheridge Knight and "Truth" by Gwendolyn Brooks

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Herman Beavers, Tracie Morris, and Josephine Park.

More Episodes from Poem Talk

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10/28/2014Listen to this podcast

Remote Yet Present: A Discussion of Carl Rakosi's "In What Sense I Am I"

  • Carl Rakosi
10/7/2014Listen to this podcast

Deep Descent: A Discussion of Two Poems by Fanny Howe

  • Fanny Howe
9/9/2014Listen to this podcast

Fail Better and Revolt: A Discussion of Tom Leonard's "Three Texts for Tape: the Revolt of Islam"

  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
7/22/2014Listen to this podcast

Revolutionary Vibe: A Discussion of Joanne Kyger's “It's been a long time”

  • Joanne Kyger
7/1/2014Listen to this podcast

How Can They Write and Believe?: A Discussion of Muriel Rukeyser's "Ballad of Orange and Grape"

  • Muriel Rukeyser
5/29/2014Listen to this podcast

My Other Country: A Discussion of Lorine Niedecker's "Foreclosure" and "Wilderness"

  • Lorine Niedecker
5/13/2014Listen to this podcast

I'm Coming Up: Anne Waldman, "To the Censorious Ones" ("Open Address to Senator Jesse Helms")

  • Anne Waldman
4/8/2014Listen to this podcast

Strange Galvanics: A Discussion of Will Alexander's "Compound Hibernation"

  • Will Alexander
2/25/2014Listen to this podcast

Word Up: A Discussion of Walt Whitman's "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking"

  • Walt Whitman
1/7/2014Listen to this podcast

Is It Over Already?: A Discussion of Steve Benson's "Did the lights just go out?"

  • Steve Benson
11/19/2013Listen to this podcast

Gone Is the Word as Word: A Discussion of Bob Cobbing's "Portrait of Robin Crozier"

  • Bob Cobbing
10/8/2013Listen to this podcast

Constrained to Honor: A Discussion of Claude McKay's "If We Must Die"

  • Claude McKay
9/3/2013Listen to this podcast

On the Convergence of War & Wedding: A Discussion of Laura Mullen's "Bride of the New Dawn"

  • Laura Mullen
7/30/2013Listen to this podcast

Fierce Storehouses of Articulation: A Discussion of Rachel Blau DuPlessis's "Draft 85: Hard Copy"

  • Rachel Blau DuPlessis
6/25/2013Listen to this podcast

Perhaps a New Optimism: A Discussion of Ray DiPalma's "It makes of nonsense"

  • Ray DiPalma
5/28/2013Listen to this podcast

Girl Head Mostly Eyes: A Discussion of Catherine Wagner's "This is a Fucking Poem"

  • Catherine Wagner
5/14/2013Listen to this podcast

Deep Heart's Core Sound: A Discussion of William Butler Yeats's "Lake Isle of Innisfree."

  • William Butler Yeats
4/16/2013Listen to this podcast

The Day Pours out Space: A Discussion of Lisa Robertson's The Weather

  • Lisa Robertson
3/26/2013Listen to this podcast

The Straight Path Gone Astray: A Discussion of Caroline Bergvall's "Via"

  • Caroline Bergvall
3/5/2013Listen to this podcast

Daytime Never Ends: A Discussion of Laynie Browne's Daily Sonnets

  • Laynie Browne

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