Your poetry ritual: An immersive reading of a single poem, guided by Pádraig Ó Tuama. Unhurried, contemplative and energizing. New episodes on Monday and Friday, about 15 minutes each. Two seasons per year, with occasional special offerings. Anchor your life with poetry.
Michael Kleber-Diggs — Gloria Mundi
Is there life after death? This poem says yes: where one life is part of a cycle of life that continues.
David Wagoner — Lost
A person is lost, and in panic. A calm voice says strangely comforting things.
Poetry Unbound — Season 6 Trailer
Poetry Unbound with host Pádraig Ó Tuama is back on Monday, September 26. Featured poets in this season include Rumi, Fiona Benson, Michael Kleber-Diggs, Victoria Adukwei Bulley, and many more. New episodes released every Monday and Friday through December 16.
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Yu Xiuhua — Crossing Half of China to Sleep with You
How far would you go for great love? And what distances would you cross?
Andy Jackson — The change room
When all eyes seem to lock on you, how do you cope with self-consciousness? How do you look back?
Tiana Clark — My Therapist Wants to Know about My Relationship to Work
Life can feel exhausting sometimes: how do you find rest?
Hearing your voice, my body is sinking. Relief. I’m breathing again. My middle is opened. I’m Breathing. Hearing those words - echoing another’s heart. Heart and guts sent. Heart and guts received. Enveloped by the middle. Caressed.
Please continue with poems that we can practice with - like the list poem, and the I am poem.
Can’t get enough of poetry unbound!
Thank you On Being Studios for these utterly nourishing and immersive deep reads. I appreciate them immensely, and look forward to more!
I love this bi-weekly dose of beauty and reflection. I rarely, if ever, know the poems chosen, and the reflections by Pádraig are often profound, moving and thought-provoking. A great idea for a podcast.