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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164 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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Cedar Sigo pays tribute to the poet Joanne Kyger, who died in March of 2017.

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Maureen Thorson recalls details of her life in 1989 when she was 10 years old.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Jared Stanley imagines how climate change will displace populations and what that could mean for one’s family.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Kimberly Lyons interrogates the purchase of second-hand clothes and the writing of poetry.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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André Naffis-Sahely visits the desert of Arizona and contemplates the cruelty of the Trump Administration’s policy of family separation at the sout...

Bought by KENW, KALW, and KRZA


  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Katy Bohinc leaves Paris and writes a poem of apology after a misunderstanding with someone close to her.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Jasmine Gibson writes a love poem to her partner.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Patricia Spears Jones considers the dynamics of race through the lens of a 1930s Mae West film.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Geoffrey Hilsabeck imagines a conversation between Walt Whitman and Ralph Waldo Emerson as they walk through Boston Common.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Norma Cole meditates on the Syrian refugee crisis.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 2