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How It Is

By Maxine Kumin


06/02/2015 Listen The House Was Quiet and The World Was Calm Wallace Stevens
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06/02/2015 Listen Sonnet 116 William Shakespeare
06/02/2015 Listen Life Story Tennessee Williams
06/02/2015 Listen The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Samuel Taylor Coleridge
06/02/2015 Listen Ulysses Alfred, Lord Tennyson
06/02/2015 Listen To His Coy Mistress Andrew Marvell
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06/01/2015 Listen June 2015: "You don't mean any harm" Rebecca Gayle Howell
Erika L. Sánchez
Carl Phillips
John Wieners
Michael Seth Stewart
05/29/2015 Listen If I Could Tell You W. H. Auden
05/29/2015 Listen To What You Said Walt Whitman
05/29/2015 Listen Elegy In a Theatrical Warehouse Kenneth Fearing
05/29/2015 Listen Otherwise Jane Kenyon
05/29/2015 Listen On Death Kahlil Gibran
05/29/2015 Listen Ye Elves of Hills, Brooks, Standing Lakes and Groves William Shakespeare
05/29/2015 Listen In My Craft or Sullen Art Dylan Thomas
05/29/2015 Listen Our Revels Now Are Ended William Shakespeare
05/29/2015 Listen Bottom's Dream William Shakespeare
05/29/2015 Listen Eating Poetry Mark Strand
05/29/2015 Listen Wild Nights! Wild Nights! Emily Dickinson
05/29/2015 Listen Sonnet 29 William Shakespeare
05/28/2015 Listen Slaves of Hope Live Only for Tomorrow CAConrad
05/26/2015 Listen LA Odyssey Cedar Sigo
05/26/2015 Listen Sonnets to Orpheus No. 3 Rainer Maria Rilke

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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