13 episodes

Poetry Voice podcast takes the art of lovely words into the plentiful Colorado sunshine, keeping it lit. Much banter, decanters of laughter, featuring bards, and poetics they've mastered, with fresh interviews; all the news that stays news. From Colorado's Western slope and beyond.

Poetry Voice, with Kierstin Bridger and Uche Ogbuji Kierstin Bridger and Uche Ogbuji

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Poetry Voice podcast takes the art of lovely words into the plentiful Colorado sunshine, keeping it lit. Much banter, decanters of laughter, featuring bards, and poetics they've mastered, with fresh interviews; all the news that stays news. From Colorado's Western slope and beyond.

    Episode 13: In the Moment

    Episode 13: In the Moment

    A long episode of conversations with Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, multimedia multi-threat. Rosemerry spoke to her birthday twin Uche then Kierstin in 2017. Uche and Kierstin also talk Wayne Miller, Dylan Thomas meets Drake, Lawrence Durrell's "Nemea" and more.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Episode 12: Shepherd at the Gates

    Episode 12: Shepherd at the Gates

    Aaron Abeyta, accomplished poet and mayor of Antonito, Colorado speaks to Kierstin at Bridger Global, and later on Uche joins Kierstin in Telluride, at the newly christened "Maybelle" to talk Jack Mueller, Yeats, Marie Howe and such.

    • 54 min
    Episode 11: Angels in the Architecture

    Episode 11: Angels in the Architecture

    Kierstin and Uche separately interview Teow Lim Goh over the course of the year, tied up with a look at the summer in the city poem "Incendiary Art" by Patricia Smith.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 10: Mixtape #1

    Episode 10: Mixtape #1

    Uche stews up choice bits from the first 9 episodes of the podcast in a danceable broth, suitable as a fresh take for previous listeners, and a whirlwind introduction for new listeners.

    • 59 min
    Episode 9: How to Feed a Poet

    Episode 9: How to Feed a Poet

    Kierstin and Uche interview Joe Hutchinson, Colorado Poet Laureate at BookBar. Uche and Kierstin later complete the set at Weezy's in downtown Denver.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 8: Just Deserts

    Episode 8: Just Deserts

    Kierstin interviews Joni Wallace In Tucson, Arizona in a set that brings poetry and sound together with much discussion of the genesis and threat of The Bomb. Uche and Kierstin bookend the interviews with the usual hijinks.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

Kaaskade ,

Wonderful!!

This podcast is great to listen to. It incorporates the perfect blend of fun, boundary pushing thoughtfulness and serious poetry conversation. It makes me think and keeps me smiling. I can't wait to hear what Kierstin and Uche do in the future! Love it!!

Jill Burkey ,

My new favorite podcast!

Uche and Kierstin are warm, welcoming, funny and smart, gently broadening my poetry awareness and appreciation. Their discussions of poems are insightful yet down to earth, letting me appreciate a poem with them as a football fan relives the highlights of his favorite team during the halftime show. I know I'm going to learn something, laugh, and be inspired when I listen. Thanks for taking me on the poetry voice journey with you!!

Greatbigfan ,

Mr

Love the energy and pace of these two!! So nice to hear poetry conversation that appeals to poets and civilians alike. Now more than ever, our society needs the dialogue ignited by the art of poetry, and Poetry Voice will surely broaden that base through its lively performance and diversity of "voice." Great work!!

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