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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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A Radical Poet's Radical Poet

Lola Ridge's poetry of social protest

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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