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
Today's poem is The Vine by Laura Kasischke.
Today's poem is anti-immigration by Evie Shockley.
Today's poem is Cattails by Nikky Finney.
529: [Somewhere In Los Angeles] This Poem Is Needed
Today's poem is [Somewhere In Los Angeles] This Poem Is Needed by Christopher Soto.
Today's poem is First by Carrie Fountain.
527: Rabbits and Fire
Today's poem is Rabbits and Fire by Alberto Ríos.
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.