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.
M. Soledad Caballero — Someday I Will Visit Hawk Mountain
In the face of wonder, we can sometimes lose ourselves.
Rafiq Kathwari — Mother Writes to President Eisenhower
Would you write a letter to a world leader? Do you think they’d listen? What would you say?
Caroline Bird — Little Children
Children’s demands can be high, and their standards can be exacting. It’s a good thing they’re loveable.
Marilyn Nelson — The Truceless Wars
What do we achieve in our fighting? How can we turn to hope and our deepest nature?
Richard Blanco — Looking for The Gulf Motel
Is something lost once it’s gone? How do we blend sadness with sweet memory?
Yusef Komunyakaa — Praising Dark Places
Is the light a comfort and the night disturbing? Yusef Komunyakaa explores the life and brilliance of what’s in shadow and darkness.
Of all the podcasts I listen to, and I listen a lot, this is the one that impresses me the most! 🙏💕