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03/09/2010  Listen  Let Your Mirrored Convexities Multiply  Agha Shahid Ali
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02/18/2010  Listen  The Fruit Was Red, the Juice Was Sweet  Michael Field
 
02/15/2010  Listen  Done with this Dust  Lucille Clifton
 
02/08/2010  Listen  No Images  William Waring Cuney
Cornelius Eady
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01/28/2010  Listen  Poetry Gone Cold  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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01/18/2010  Listen  Poetry Written with an Eraser   Ron Silliman
 
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12/23/2009  Listen  From the Washington, DC, Poetry Tour   Elizabeth Alexander
 
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10/29/2009  Listen  The Tomb of Love  Philip Larkin
 
10/14/2009  Listen  The Happiness of Monogamy  John Donne
 
10/05/2009  Listen  Reconcilable Differences  Walt Whitman
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09/23/2009  Listen  Poetry Noir  Robert Polito
 
09/14/2009  Listen  Dan Beachy-Quick and the Poetics of Mass Murder  Dan Beachy-Quick
 
09/03/2009  Listen  Midwestern Blues  Kevin Young
 
08/26/2009  Listen  Fact-Checking John Keats  John Keats
 
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