Producer Helena de Groot talks to poets about language, dreams, love and loss, identity, connection, anger, discomfort, the creative process, the state of the world and the world of the soul. Hard conversations are welcomed—laughter is, too.
JoAnna Novak on islands, a plush placenta, and a gift from the suicide hotline.
Give Me a Sign
Alexandra Lytton Regalado on fate, snake mirrors, and the daily work of letting go.
As I Am
Ama Codjoe on normal naked bodies, solving problems, and her childfree life.
The Land Is the Center
Noʻu Revilla on ancestral history in newspapers, ocean consciousness, and how to be a guest.
Remember Every Ginseng Seed
Chelsea Harlan on knowledge, creaturehood, and the quest for her mother’s secret sadness.
Before We Return to Dust
André Naffis-Sahely on desert sand, rootlessness, and the long shadow of fascism.