The Poetry Foundation

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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois

Audio poems, poetry docs and poetry podcasts from The Poetry Foundation in Chicago.

Series

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175 Pieces

If you've ever been curious about why and how a poem gets made, PoetryNow is a weekly 4-minute, modular radio program that offers an audio immersion into the concept of a poem. Listen to and follow the inner workings of a new poem as poets read and talk about their work on PoetryNow, a presentation of The Poetry Foundation.


Pieces

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Stacy Szymaszek writes a poem in gratitude to her students.

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Will Alexander finds ways of writing poems to revitalize language as a whole.

Bought by KALW and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Christine Kanownik examines the place of religion and spirituality in secular life.

Bought by KENW, KALW, and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Evie Shockley expresses frustration over ongoing immigration policies and thinks about ways Americans might better live together.

Bought by KENW, WOUB, and KALW


  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Matei Yankelevich meditates on the nature of poetic language and lingers over events from his past.

Bought by KENW, KALW, and WOUB


  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jennifer Foerster imagines encountering her younger self on a walk through the streets of Vienna.

Bought by WOUB and KALW


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Alyse Knorr writes about motherhood and loss.

Bought by KENW, KALW, and WOUB


  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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George Abraham invents a new sonnet form to investigate an act of vandalism that occurred in a Palestinian vineyard.

Bought by KALW, WOUB, and KENW


  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jill Magi explores the intersections between sports culture and corporate job-speak.

Bought by KALW, KENW, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Divya Victor considers the effects of transnational migration on family life.

Bought by KENW, WOUB, and KALW


  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3