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Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American 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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Poetry Was Never the Same

The enduring horror of World War I  

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05/22/2014  Listen  Poetry Defined  Edward Hirsch
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04/15/2014  Listen  Voices from the Past  Seamus Heaney
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02/26/2014  Listen  How It Is  Maxine W. Kumin
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10/23/2013  Listen  National Book Award in Poetry  Lucie Brock-Broido
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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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