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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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May 2013: Yes, Tarp

Poems from Marie Ponsot, Jessica Greenbaum, and Rick Barot; plus Amiri Baraka on the Black Arts Movement.

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