The Slowdown

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EB
 Jan 17, 2019
I don't always agree with Ms. Smith's takes on the poems in the intros, but she is always thought provoking, and I appreciate the exposure to new poets.

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Every weekday, U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Library of Congress and the Poetry Foundation.

Episode Date
85: Night Surrender
00:04:59
Today's poem is Night Surrender by Leila Ortiz.
Mar 22, 2019
84: Storm
00:04:59
Today's poem is Storm by Tina Chang.
Mar 21, 2019
83: Spring and Fall
00:05:00
Today's poem is Spring and Fall by Gerard Manley Hopkins.
Mar 20, 2019
82: I Watch Her Eat the Apple
00:05:00
Today's poem is I Watch Her Eat the Apple by Natalie Diaz.
Mar 19, 2019
81: Parable of a Firstborn
00:05:00
Today's poem is Parable of a Firstborn by Rebecca Morgan Frank.
Mar 18, 2019
80: Muse
00:05:00
Today's poem is Muse by Loretta Collins Klobah.
Mar 15, 2019
79: Trans Is Against Nostalgia
00:05:00
Today's poem is Trans Is Against Nostalgia by Taylor Johnson.
Mar 14, 2019
78: Introduction to Patriarchy
00:05:00
Today's poem is Introduction to Patriarchy by Chelsea Rathburn.
Mar 13, 2019
77: Utsuroi
00:05:00
Today's poem is Utsuroi by Lee Ann Roripaugh.
Mar 12, 2019
76: Listen
00:05:00
Today's poem is Listen by Didi Jackson.
Mar 11, 2019
75: The Unwritten
00:05:00
Today's poem is The Unwritten by W.S. Merwin.
Mar 08, 2019
74: Waking Up
00:05:00
Today's poem is Waking Up by Thomas James.
Mar 07, 2019
73: If They Come for Us
00:05:00
Today's poem is If They Come for Us by Fatimah Asghar.
Mar 06, 2019
72: Bat
00:05:00
Today's poem is Bat by D.H. Lawrence.
Mar 05, 2019
71: Naomi
00:05:00
Today's poem is Naomi by Tjawangwa Dema.
Mar 04, 2019
70: On the Death of WWE Professional Wrestler Chyna
00:05:00
Today's poem is On the Death of WWE Professional Wrestler Chyna by Hala Alyan.
Mar 01, 2019
69: On Days When We Both Travel
00:05:00
Today's poem is On Days When We Both Travel by Brenda Hillman.
Feb 28, 2019
68: The Line-Up
00:05:00
Today's poem is The Line-Up by Joan Swift.
Feb 27, 2019
67: Out of Some Other Paradise
00:05:00
Today's poem is Out of Some Other Paradise by Alex Dimitrov.
Feb 26, 2019
66: Still Life with Little Brother
00:05:00
Today's poem is Still Life with Little Brother by Joshua Bennett.
Feb 25, 2019
65: Kosmos
00:05:00
Today's poem is Kosmos by Walt Whitman.
Feb 22, 2019
64: I like to see it lap the Miles
00:05:00
Today's poem is I like to see it lap the Miles by Emily Dickinson
Feb 21, 2019
63: Wind
00:04:59
Today's poem is Wind by James Fenton.
Feb 20, 2019
62: supply and demand
00:04:59
Today's poem is supply and demand by Evie Shockley.
Feb 19, 2019
61: Europe
00:04:59
Today's poem is Europe by Kiki Petrosino.
Feb 18, 2019
60: Tamed
00:05:00
Today's poem is Tamed by Tyree Daye.
Feb 15, 2019
59: Coming Out
00:05:00
Today's poem is Coming Out by Iliana Rocha.
Feb 14, 2019
58: The Singing School
00:05:00
Today's poem is The Singing School by Eloise Klein Healy.
Feb 13, 2019
57: In Memory of Shame
00:05:00
Today's poem is In Memory of Shame by Karenne Wood.
Feb 12, 2019
56: Name That Means Holy in Greek
00:05:00
Today's poem is Name That Means Holy in Greek by Kim Addonzio.
Feb 11, 2019