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Poetry Off the Shelf

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.

Enough with the Poetry Already!

A reading by Naeem Murr from his essay "My Poet." From the July / August issue of Poetry.

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