Poets Weave

“Blue Star” and “The Sirens” By Richard Cecil

Poet and professor, Richard Cecil reads a selection of his work.

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Richard Cecil

“Happy is the man, I thought, who, before dying, has the good fortune to sail the
Aegean Sea.”

– Nikos Kazantzakis

Richard Cecil is the author of four collections of poetry: Einstein’s Brain, Alcatraz, In Search of the Great Dead, and Twenty First Century Blues.  He teaches in the English Department and the Honors college of Indiana University.

On this edition of The Poets Weave, Cecil reads his poems “Blue Star” and “The Sirens.”

Extra:
Writer’s Almanac featuring Richard Cecil’s “Evolution in Indiana.”

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