Host Ada Limón delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. In just one turn of phrase, poetry can anchor us, or shift a moment, a day, or even a whole life. Join us for a poem and a moment of reflection in one short episode, every weekday. Produced by American Public Media in partnership with The Poetry Foundation.
Today's poem is Cattails by Nikky Finney.
529: [Somewhere In Los Angeles] This Poem Is Needed
Today's poem is [Somewhere In Los Angeles] This Poem Is Needed by Christopher Soto.
Today's poem is First by Carrie Fountain.
527: Rabbits and Fire
Today's poem is Rabbits and Fire by Alberto Ríos.
Today's poem is Saudade by Silvia Bonilla.
525: Bonsai Primer
Today's poem is Bonsai Primer by Zang Di. Translated from Chinese by Eleanor Goodman.
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Started listening recently and Ada is fantastic. Poems are gorgeous. Much needed balm during this chaotic time.
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Ada Limon’s voice is wonderful