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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116 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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Toby Altman visits a hospital in Washington State designed by Bertrand Goldberg and considers the costs of making art in contemporary America. Prod...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Lisa Wells recalls a time in the woods with her father and meditates on the climate crisis threatening life on earth. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KHSU, KENW, PRX Remix, and KALW


  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Edmund Berrigan finds an old photo of his mother and father and describes a rich web of detail from the image. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KENW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Randall Mann remembers a poem by Richard Wilbur and addresses social and spiritual concerns of San Francisco, the city where he has lived for 20 ye...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Ali Power considers the relationship between a psychotherapist and her patient. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by PRX Remix, KENW, and KALW


  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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During a poetry workshop, Bridget Talone composes a poem inspired by the writing of poet David Larsen. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Celina Su looks at the environmental consequences involved with offshore drilling and fracking. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Hanif Abdurriqib investigates a scene from Christopher Nolan’s film The Prestige and considers the costs of one’s life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Meena Alexander meditates on her transnational upbringing and interrogates the question of one’s origins. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Claudia La Rocco writes a poem as a gift to a friend experiencing a difficult set of life circumstances. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2