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The editors go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners.
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January 2015: "A tongue is a tongue is a tongue"

The editors discuss new poems by Tommye Blount and Tarfia Faizullah; plus Mike Chasar on memorization and poems in popular culture.

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