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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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    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
    Charlotte Turner Smith's "Huge Vapours Brood Above the Clift'd Shore"

    Charlotte Turner Smith's "Huge Vapours Brood Above the Clift'd Shore"

    Today's poem is Charlotte Turner Smith's "Huge Vapours Brood Above the Clift'd Shore."
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    • 7 min
    Franz Wright's "Auto-Lullaby"

    Franz Wright's "Auto-Lullaby"

    Today poem is Franz Wright's "Auto-Lullaby." This episode also includes information on our next kids poetry competition!
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    • 7 min
    Lynda Hull's "Insect Life of Florida"

    Lynda Hull's "Insect Life of Florida"

    Today's poem is Lynda Hull's "Insect Life of Florida."
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    • 8 min
    Stanley Kunitz' "The Layers"

    Stanley Kunitz' "The Layers"

    Today would have been Stanley Kunitz 115 birthday, so today's poem is one of his most famous poems,"The Layers."
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    • 7 min

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