Paul reads his poems "Retablos: 10 Deleted Tongues" and "Flirting" on this edition of The Poets Weave.
Kevin also reads his poems "Last Words," "Translation," and "What I Find Before I Leave."
I caught up with and recorded Paul on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington during his recent visit.
Cecil Sayre reads "What Were the Names of Your Animals and Dolls," "The Story of Driving Straight," and "A Hard Kind of Work."
Ronda reads her poems "Some Other Time" and "A Sentimental Journey."
Adams reads her poems Winter "Ghazal," "Imprint," "After a Winter's Tale," and "The Leather Man."
Ronda reads her poems "Walking Late," "Bad Architecture," "Short Fiction," "Sonnet," and "Recitative."
Marcus Wicker reads his poems " To You" and "The CEO of Happiness Speaks."
Ronda reads her poems "The Journey Conceived As," "Short Fiction," and "Fateful Tale."
A live recording from the 2011 Blue Light Reading Series.
A live recording of Curtis Bauer at the 2011 Blue Light Reading Series.
Featuring a live recording of Curtis Bauer at the 2011 Blue Light Reading Series.
Ben Debus reads his poems "Seeing," "The History of Missing Person 375: Part 3. Wash-day," and "The History of Missing Person 375: Part 4. A."
Erika Meitner reads her poems "Elegy with Construction Sounds, Water, Fish," and "Advice."
Ben Debus reads "Swimming Obol River with My Brother, Spooner County, WI," "The Abandoned House at 824 Sleepy Hollow Road," and more.
Erika Meitner reads her poems "You are Invisible" and "Borderama."
Trey reads from his a series of poems titled "A Weather."
Erika Meitner reads "Pediatric Escatology" and "Preventing Teen Cough Medicine Abuse" .
Trey reads his poems "We Use Spoons Mostly," "Same Day Resolution" and "Exercise and Patience."
Rhoades also reads "I am not thinking about the man," and a tanka poem [tiny white blossoms].
Trey reads his poems "Salina, Kansas," "A Note on Silence," "Climate Reply" and "Remembering the Original."
Rhoades also reads her poems "Beginning," "Meditation on tossing a bag of pre-grated cheddar in your shopping cart," and a tonka [Wildfires keep burning].
Ling reads from her new manuscript called Settlement, dealing with the Palestinian Territories and the reservations of the United States.
Dauro reads his poems "Orfeo's Nocturne," "Ode to a Black Glass Marble," and "Haiku for Don Belton."
Gray reads her poems "Advice," "On Losing," "This is the first time I heard laughter and death in the same sentence," and "Romance at the Market."
Recorded at the 2011 Blue Light Reading Series, Steve Scafidi reads "The Cake" and "Rockingchair Bookcase."
Ling reads prose poems about Montana from her second collection, Sweetgrass.
Recorded at the 2011 Blue Light Reading Series, Steve Scafidi reads "The Ten-Letter Word for a Lucky Man" and "The Junebugs."
Ling reads poems from her first collection, which are written in the voice of Amelia Earhart.
This week, poetry from the book Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein.
What kind of bird was that? An owl. What kind of bird was that? An owl. Oh, that one was too quick and small to be an owl. What was it? A quick and small owl.
Writer Alessandra Simmons reads her poems "Shalom, A Kitchen," " December 29th," "How to Set the Dinner Table," and "The Grammophone Remembers 1943."
Julia Story received her MFA from Indiana University in 2004.
Kristen Renzi reads her poems "Some Kind of Birth," "On Symmetry," and "Original Sin."
Poems from The Summer of Black Widows by Sherman Alexie, published in 1996 by Hanging Loose Press.
"But in the background, a cardinal. Tilting / his head and asking in a fog of bamboo, / bamboo in Indiana." -- from Post Moxie
Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry by Jim Harrison & Ted Kooser is a unique book composed of unattributed, haiku-like, often hilarious, poems.
This week, more poems from James Tate's book Distance from Loved Ones, including "An Extraterrestrial," "I am a Finn," and "I am Still a Finn."
Today, I'm reading poems from Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry by Jim Harrison & Ted Kooser, published by Copper Canyon Press in 2003.
James Tate has become one of the most beloved contemporary American poets.
On this podcast I read William Stafford's poems: "With Kit, Age 7, At the Beach," "A Sound From the Earth," and "People of the South Wind."
On this edition of The Poets Weave, Richard Cecil reads his poems "CNN.com Valentine" and "Pep Talk."
"When he pours his libation of tears to the ghosts in the stream / The ghosts gather, a shimmer on the waves." -- Meng Chiao
Stafford won numerous awards for his poetry and wrote influential books of essays about writing poetry.
Meng Chiao, know as the "cold poet" (T'ang Dynasty, China), wrote of the remote high mountains and a retreat from civilization.
"This cold winter Moon spills the inhuman fire Of jewels Into my hands." --James Wright
“In the bleak Mid-winter, snow is falling, snow on snow” --Christina Rossetti
The experimental, largely free verse poems in The Branch Will Not Break by James Wright shocked readers at the time and helped change American poetry.