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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111 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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Hanif Abdurriqib investigates a scene from Christopher Nolan’s film The Prestige and considers the costs of one’s life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

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  • 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
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Sophia Dahlin navigates a complicated set of emotions inside an emotionally abusive relationship. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Melissa Broder writes about self-realization and survival. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Lillian Yvonne Bertram meditates on conflicted romantic feelings during a summer spent in Maine. Produced by Ayana Contreras.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Emily Hunt documents her time working at a greenhouse for an online flower seller. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Laura Marie Marciano describes the feeling of freedom after closing a chapter in one’s life. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Kazim Ali focuses on the way attention to sound can open a spiritual dimension in poetry. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KALW and KENW


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Ryo Yamaguchi considers how future generations may characterize our present moment in time. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

Bought by KALW and KENW


  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2