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Host Ada Limón delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. In just one turn of phrase, poetry can anchor us, or shift a moment, a day, or even a whole life. Join us for a poem and a moment of reflection in one short episode, every weekday. Produced by American Public Media in partnership with The Poetry Foundation.

Host Ada Limón delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. In just one turn of phrase, poetry can anchor us, or shift a moment, a day, or even a whole life. Join us for a poem and a moment of reflection in one short episode, every weekday. Produced by American Public Media in partnership with The Poetry Foundation.

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United States

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Host Ada Limón delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. In just one turn of phrase, poetry can anchor us, or shift a moment, a day, or even a whole life. Join us for a poem and a moment of reflection in one short episode, every weekday. Produced by American Public Media in partnership with The Poetry Foundation.

Language:

English


Episodes

770: And

9/26/2022
Today’s poem is And by Nicole Sealey.

Duration:00:06:00

769: Meeting at an Airport

9/23/2022
Today’s poem is Meeting at an Airport by Taha Muhammad Ali.

Duration:00:07:35

768: Lately I Am Trying

9/22/2022
Today’s poem is Lately I Am Trying by Sanna Wani.

Duration:00:06:42

767: Love Poem

9/21/2022
Today’s poem is Love Poem by Megan Fernandes.

Duration:00:06:37

766: All I Know

9/20/2022
Today’s poem is All I Know by Paul Guest.

Duration:00:06:05

765: a fishing story.

9/19/2022
Today’s poem is a fishing story. by Mia S. Willis.

Duration:00:05:42

764: Fides, Spes

9/16/2022
Today’s poem is Fides, Spes by Willa Cather.

Duration:00:06:49

764: Fides, Spes

9/16/2022
Today’s poem is Fides, Spes by Willa Cather.

Duration:00:05:00

763: Erasure of Girlhood

9/15/2022
Today’s poem is Erasure of Girlhood by Sarah María Medina.

Duration:00:05:42

762: Home is still possible there…

9/14/2022
Today’s poem is Home is still possible there… by Kateryna Kalytko, translated by Olena Jennings and Oksana Lutsyshyna.

Duration:00:06:38

761: After

9/13/2022
Today’s poem After by Andrea Cohen.

Duration:00:06:33

761: After

9/13/2022
Today’s poem After by Andrea Cohen.

Duration:00:04:59

760: Song

9/12/2022
Today’s poem is Song by Charif Shanahan.

Duration:00:06:07

759: Gitanjali 60

9/9/2022
Today’s poem is Gitanjali 60 by Rabindranath Tagore.

Duration:00:06:04

759: Gitanjali 60

9/9/2022
Today’s poem is Gitanjali 60 by Rabindranath Tagore.

Duration:00:04:59

758: What You Missed That Day You Were Absent from Fourth Grade

9/8/2022
Today’s poem is What You Missed That Day You Were Absent from Fourth Grade by Brad Aaron Modlin.

Duration:00:05:29

757: February Augury

9/7/2022
Today’s poem is February Augury by Sarah Ghazal Ali.

Duration:00:05:29

756: Songs for the People

9/6/2022
Today’s poem is Songs for the People by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

Duration:00:05:37

756: Songs for the People

9/6/2022
Today’s poem is Songs for the People by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

Duration:00:06:34

756: Songs for the People

9/6/2022
Today’s poem is Songs for the People by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

Duration:00:05:00