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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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DATE TITLE POETS
02/13/2008  Listen  Valentine's with a Straight Face  Li-Young Lee
 
02/06/2008  Listen  Follow the Drinking Gourd  Quraysh Ali Lansana
 
01/11/2008  Listen  Gimme Fever  Sylvia Plath
 
12/13/2007  Listen  History vs. the Past  Eavan Boland
 
12/06/2007  Listen  Dance, Dance Revolution  Cathy Park Hong
 
11/27/2007  Listen  Excuse Me While I Offend You   
11/15/2007  Listen  Robert Hass  Robert Hass
 
10/24/2007  Listen  Love in the Age of Global Warming  D. A. Powell
 
10/11/2007  Listen  “To Wear Words in the Plainest Light”  Anne Stevenson
Elizabeth Bishop
 
10/04/2007  Listen  A Straight Man's Epiphany in a Gay Bar  Terrance Hayes
 
09/26/2007  Listen  He Wasn't Always Such a Confessional Guy  Troy Jollimore
Robert Lowell
 
09/19/2007  Listen  Kay Ryan on Robert Frost  Kay Ryan
Robert Frost
 
09/12/2007  Listen  The Poetry Assassination of Kenneth Koch   Ron Padgett
Andrei Codrescu
Kenneth Koch
 
09/06/2007  Listen  Tough Poem? Call the Poet  Dean Young
 
08/24/2007  Listen  A Partial History of Our Stupidity  Edward Hirsch
 
08/17/2007  Listen  Breaking Down the Fourth Wall  Nick Flynn
 
08/10/2007  Listen  Charles Simic  Charles Simic
 
08/01/2007  Listen  Just Beyond the Fare Boxes   
07/26/2007  Listen  Enough with the Poetry Already!  Naeem Murr
Averill Curdy
 
07/18/2007  Listen  The New Latino Poetry  Francisco Aragón
 
07/12/2007  Listen  Alexander Pope as Home Boy  Stephen Burt
Alexander Pope
 
07/03/2007  Listen  Poems from Guantanamo   
06/25/2007  Listen  10,000 Brutal Years  Thomas Lux
 
06/14/2007  Listen  Read These on Your Death Bed  Helen Vendler
Wallace Stevens
James Merrill
 
06/08/2007  Listen  When the Heckling and Finger-Snapping Stop  Jeremy Richards
 
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