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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.

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    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

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.

    532: The Vine

    532: The Vine

    Today's poem is The Vine by Laura Kasischke.

    • 5 min
    531: anti-immigration

    531: anti-immigration

    Today's poem is anti-immigration by Evie Shockley.

    • 5 min
    530: Cattails

    530: Cattails

    Today's poem is Cattails by Nikky Finney.

    • 5 min
    529: [Somewhere In Los Angeles] This Poem Is Needed

    529: [Somewhere In Los Angeles] This Poem Is Needed

    Today's poem is [Somewhere In Los Angeles] This Poem Is Needed by Christopher Soto.

    • 5 min
    528: First

    528: First

    Today's poem is First by Carrie Fountain.

    • 4 min
    527: Rabbits and Fire

    527: Rabbits and Fire

    Today's poem is Rabbits and Fire by Alberto Ríos.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

JP Drewe ,

Fantastic

I love poetry that has a story behind it and isn't spoken as only the poem itself. I hope Tracey continus this podcast series well after her Poet Laureate tenure expires.

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