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Conversations, reflections, and poems about the passages of life. Because it's rough out there, and we have to help each other through.

Words by Winter Alison McGhee

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Conversations, reflections, and poems about the passages of life. Because it's rough out there, and we have to help each other through.

    Poetry Snack, with Robert Frost

    Poetry Snack, with Robert Frost

    It's a twice-monthly Poetry Snack, this time with Robert Frost.

    Words by Winter: Conversations, reflections, and poems about the passages of life. Because it’s rough out there, and we have to help each other through.

    Original theme music for our show is by Dylan Perese. Additional music composed and performed by Kelly Krebs. Artwork by Mark Garry. Today’s poem, Acquainted with the Night, by Robert Frost, is in the public domain. Words by Winter can be reached at wordsbywinterpodcast@gmail.com.

    • 4 min
    To Live in a Body, with Danusha Lameris

    To Live in a Body, with Danusha Lameris

    Where  and when in the wide world do you feel most alive? Most at one with your physical body, full of its beautiful power?
    Words by Winter: Conversations, reflections, and poems about the passages of life. Because it’s rough out there, and we have to help each other through.

    Original theme music for our show is by Dylan Perese. Additional music by Kelly Krebs. Artwork by Mark Garry.  Today's poem, Bird, by the wondrous Danusha Lameris, is read with her kind permission.  Words by Winter can be reached at wordsbywinterpodcast@gmail.com. 

    • 10 min
    Poetry Snack, with Christina Rossetti

    Poetry Snack, with Christina Rossetti

    It's an end of the month Poetry Snack, with Christina Rossetti.

    Words by Winter: Conversations, reflections, and poems about the passages of life. Because it’s rough out there, and we have to help each other through.

    Original theme music for our show is by Dylan Perese. Additional music composed and performed by Kelly Krebs. Artwork by Mark Garry. Today’s poem, Who Has Seen the Wind?  is by Christina Rossetti and is in the public domain. Words by Winter can be reached at wordsbywinterpodcast@gmail.com.

    • 4 min
    Poetry Snack, with Emily Dickinson

    Poetry Snack, with Emily Dickinson

    It's a twice-monthly Poetry Snack, with Emily Dickinson, whom your recalcitrant host is learning to appreciate.

    Words by Winter: Conversations, reflections, and poems about the passages of life. Because it’s rough out there, and we have to help each other through.

    Original theme music for our show is by Dylan Perese. Additional music composed and performed by Kelly Krebs. Artwork by Mark Garry. Today’s poem is by Emily Dickinson and is in the public domain. Words by Winter can be reached at wordsbywinterpodcast@gmail.com.

    • 4 min
    I Raise My Hand, with Robert Okaji

    I Raise My Hand, with Robert Okaji

    When a small decision --to raise your hand, to walk through an unfamiliar door--reverberates throughout your life, changes the way you live, and think, and look at the world.
    Words by Winter: Conversations, reflections, and poems about the passages of life. Because it’s rough out there, and we have to help each other through.

    Original theme music for our show is by Dylan Perese. Additional music by Kelly Krebs. Artwork by Mark Garry.  Today's poetic essay, Thirty-Five Years Ago, I Raise My Hand, is by poet Robert Okaji and is read by the poet himself.  Words by Winter can be reached at wordsbywinterpodcast@gmail.com. 

    • 15 min
    Poetry Snack, with A.E. Housman

    Poetry Snack, with A.E. Housman

    It's a twice-monthly Poetry Snack, this time with A.E. Housman.

    Words by Winter: Conversations, reflections, and poems about the passages of life. Because it’s rough out there, and we have to help each other through.

    Original theme music for our show is by Dylan Perese. Additional music composed and performed by Kelly Krebs. Artwork by Mark Garry. Today’s poem, To an Athlete Dying Young, by Alfred Edward Housman, is in the public domain. Words by Winter can be reached at wordsbywinterpodcast@gmail.com.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

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24 Ratings

24 Ratings

1whatevs ,

Whiskers found

I think of these episodes like finding whiskers from a beloved cat who died, in a rug tucked away. A memento of what was said, what was soft, in this lonely strange anxious time.

Diane Lanevi ,

Food for the soul

Invokes a deep sense of soothing (even her voice) and of conscious connection beyond us. Yet, her topics ground us as sentient beings connected to one another.

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Great listen!

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