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Children's Poet Laureate
Children’s Poet Laureate Presents: The Llama Who Had No Pajama
Children’s Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman reads from her collection The Llama Who Had No Pajama. 10.13

NewsHour Poetry Series
At 88, Marie Ponsot's Work Hasn't Skipped a Beat
A profile of 88-year-old poet Marie Ponsot, who published her sixth collection of poems last month called Easy. 4:52

NewsHour Poetry Series
Sherman Alexie Fuses Tribal and Western Cultures
Author Sherman Alexie talks about his new book of poetry called "Faces" and his new short story collection, "War Dances." 5:23

Children's Poet Laureate
Children’s Poet Laureate Presents: All Kinds of Families
Children’s Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman reads her story-in-verse, All Kinds of Families. 6:50

NewsHour Poetry Series
The Genius of Poetry: a Profile of Heather McHugh
Heather McHugh, a poet who was named a MacArthur Fellow in September 2009, shares her perception of the craft. 5:21

NewsHour Poetry Series
Junk Man: Poet and Professor Albert Goldbarth
Poet and toy collector Albert Goldbarth is a two-time winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as the Mark Twain Prize for Humor. 04:43

Children's Poet Laureate
Children’s Poet Laureate Presents: All My Shoes Come in Twos
Children’s Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman reads from her first collection, All My Shoes Come in Twos. 12:27

NewsHour Poetry Series
Writer, Poet Jim Harrison Is a Determined “Outsider”
Most of Jim Harrison's books have been set in sparsely populated areas, including "Paradise Valley," where he now lives much of the year. 7:35

Poetry Documentaries
Poetry Out Loud 2006 National Finals Video
Produced by WGBH and David Grubin Productions, in association with the Poetry Foundation, this short film highlights the 2006 National Finals of the Poetry Out Loud: National . . . 11:40

NewsHour Poetry Series
Bob Hicok Reflects on Economic Hardships in Michigan
The poetry of Michigan-born Bob Hicok addresses the economic hardships suffered in his home 4:36

Poetry Documentaries
Reel Poetry: “Migrations”
Poem by Dorian Merina, film by Alyssa Sherwood. Inaugural prize-winner of the Poetry Film Prize. 6:51

Children's Poet Laureate
Children’s Poet Laureate Presents: The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear
Children’s Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman reads from The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear. 11:05

NewsHour Poetry Series
Unlikely Laureate: A Conversation with Kay Ryan
Known for short, compact writing and for living a very quiet life, Kay Ryan has taken on a big and very public role as the nation's Poet Laureate. 8:26

Children's Poet Laureate
Children’s Poet Laureate Presents: I Like Old Clothes
Children’s Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman reads her collection I Like Old Clothes. 04:18

Poetry Everywhere
Aunties
The poet reads. 2:32
By Kevin Young

Poetry Everywhere
The Dancing
The poet reads. 2:13
By Gerald Stern

Poetry Everywhere
Why Are Your Poems So Dark?
The poet reads. 1:21
By Linda Pastan

Poetry Everywhere
One Boy Told Me
The poet reads. 2:40
By Naomi Shihab Nye

Poetry Everywhere
Daddy Longlegs
The poet reads. 1:23
By Ted Kooser

Poetry Everywhere
For What Binds Us
The poet reads. 2:20
By Jane Hirshfield

Poetry Everywhere
A Partial History of My Stupidity
The poet reads. 2:11
By Edward Hirsch
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