Piece Comment

Review of Poetry Combine [Larry/Andrei]

Andrei and his students do "upbeat" in this field trip to three poets of New Orleans. If it goes without saying public radio needs more from the dog man or the burlesk queen of iambic pentameter, then I wouldn't have to say it. But the sad fact is I do: Lucky students to have Andrei as their spirit guide in the happy streets of New Orleans. Happy us that there was someone who knew what to do with a recorder when they met the poets. This is the kind of thing that might possibly make National Poetry Month vaguely tolerable -- and then some.