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Presented by the Close Reads Podcast Network, The Daily Poem offers one essential poem each weekday morning. From Shakespeare and John Donne to Robert Frost and E..E Cummings, The Daily Poem curates a broad and generous audio anthology of the best poetry ever written, read-aloud by David Kern and an assortment of various contributors to the Close Reads network. Some lite commentary is included and the shorter poems are often read twice, as time permits.
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Presented by the Close Reads Podcast Network, The Daily Poem offers one essential poem each weekday morning. From Shakespeare and John Donne to Robert Frost and E..E Cummings, The Daily Poem curates a broad and generous audio anthology of the best poetry ever written, read-aloud by David Kern and an assortment of various contributors to the Close Reads network. Some lite commentary is included and the shorter poems are often read twice, as time permits.
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    Edward Thomas' "Liberty"

    Edward Thomas' "Liberty"

    Today's poem is Edward Thomas' "Liberty."
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    • 7 min
    R. S. Thomas' "I Was Vicar of Large Things"

    R. S. Thomas' "I Was Vicar of Large Things"

    Today's poem is R. S. Thomas' "I Was Vicar of Large Things."
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    • 7 min
    Elizabeth Bishop's "A Summer's Dream"

    Elizabeth Bishop's "A Summer's Dream"

    Today's poem is Elizabeth Bishop's "A Summer's Dream."
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    • 5 min
    Shakespeare's "this royal throne of kings" soliloquy

    Shakespeare's "this royal throne of kings" soliloquy

    Today's poem is from John of Gaunt's soliloquy in Shakeapeare's Richard II.
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    • 6 min
    Wendell Berry's "To My Mother"

    Wendell Berry's "To My Mother"

    In honor of his 86th birthday, today's poem is Wendell Berry's "To My Mother."
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    • 5 min
    Rachel Richardson's "Shearwater"

    Rachel Richardson's "Shearwater"

    Today's poem is Rachel Richardson's "Shearwater."
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    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

m van pelt ,

Best podcast on poetry

I absolutely love this podcast. It brings me such joy to hear poetry read aloud and such insightful commentary. Thankyou!!!

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