PoetryNow is a weekly four-minute radio series featuring some of today’s most accomplished and innovative poets who offer an acoustically rich and reflective look into a single poem.
I Thought a Tree Dying
Sandra Doller meditates on aging and motherhood. Produced by Katie Klocksin.
I Saw This Day Coming
Stacy Szymaszek writes a poem in gratitude to her students. Produced by Katie Klocksin.
Will Alexander finds ways of writing poems to revitalize language as a whole. Produced by Katie Klocksin.
There Is No Meaning Here
Christine Kanownik examines the place of religion and spirituality in secular life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.
Evie Shockley expresses frustration over ongoing immigration policies and thinks about ways Americans might better live together. Produced by Katie Klocksin.
A poem from From A Winter Notebook
Matei Yankelevich meditates on the nature of poetic language and lingers over events from his past. Produced by Katie Klocksin.