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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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The Problem of Love

On two recent, complicated love poems

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09/16/2011  Listen  Much Casual Death  Anthony Hecht
09/08/2011  Listen  The Mutilated World  Wisława Szymborska
Martín Espada
Adam Zagajewski
08/22/2011  Listen  About a Boy  Atsuro Riley
08/11/2011  Listen  Lines for Hard Times  Philip Levine
Edward Hirsch
08/10/2011  Listen  Sex, Drugs, and Poetry  Cedar Sigo
07/29/2011  Listen  What You Come Here For  Fred Moten
07/21/2011  Listen  The Poetry Garage  Kay Ryan
Langston Hughes
Robert Frost
06/21/2011  Listen  Shadow of a Doubt  Thomas Hardy
06/13/2011  Listen  Three Ways of Looking at a Rose  H. D.
Jean Valentine
Galway Kinnell
05/27/2011  Listen  The New Johnny Appleseed of Children’s Poetry  J. Patrick Lewis
05/18/2011  Listen  Something Like Meter  David Ferry
05/06/2011  Listen  Adventures in Babysitting  Bernadette Mayer
Gaius Valerius Catullus
04/20/2011  Listen  The Alternative Press  Robert Creeley
Ken Mikolowski
Eileen Myles
04/01/2011  Listen  Blank Verse  Magnus Pavlovski
03/18/2011  Listen  How to Pick up a Poetry Habit  Emily Gould
03/08/2011  Listen  The Idea of Wallace Stevens  Wallace Stevens
Jennifer Michael Hecht
02/17/2011  Listen  Eat the One You're With  Carolyn Kizer
02/09/2011  Listen  Fire in the Bed-Sit  John Hennessy
Lisa Catherine Harper
01/28/2011  Listen  Coming Back to the Future  Norma Cole
01/20/2011  Listen  Going Long  Matthew Rohrer
01/12/2011  Listen  Nobody Else is Listening  Kathleen Rooney
12/25/2010  Listen  Christmas Memories  Ed Skoog
Wyatt Prunty
12/17/2010  Listen  Not Coming in from the Cold  Mark Strand
Vijay Seshadri
Wallace Stevens
12/01/2010  Listen  Re-branding Robert Lowell  Robert Lowell
11/23/2010  Listen  Pass the Mashed Potatoes  W. S. Merwin
Dara Wier

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