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Every weekday, Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Poetry Foundation.

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    • 4.9, 30 Ratings

Every weekday, Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Poetry Foundation.

    424: A Mother's Mouth Illuminated

    424: A Mother's Mouth Illuminated

    Today's poem is A Mother's Mouth Illuminated by Threa Almontaser.

    • 5 min
    423: poem for palm pressed upon pane

    423: poem for palm pressed upon pane

    Today's poem is poem for palm pressed upon pane by Marwa Helal.

    • 5 min
    422: The End of Science Fiction

    422: The End of Science Fiction

    Today's episode is The End of Science Fiction by Lisel Mueller.

    • 5 min
    421: Immigrant Picnic

    421: Immigrant Picnic

    Today's poem is Immigrant Picnic by Gregory Djanikian.

    • 5 min
    420: Kerosene Litany

    420: Kerosene Litany

    Today's poem is Kerosene Litany by Mahogany L. Browne. This episode originally aired December 27, 2019.

    • 5 min
    419: Mebble

    419: Mebble

    Today's poem is Mebble by Taije Silverman.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

AnneB99 ,

Advertising ruining the experience for me

I loved my daily dose of Tracy K. Smith’s soothing voice, her own words and her selection of poems. But having to listen to that same voice advertising some poetry-unrelated businesses is spoiling the experience for me, very sad about it.

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