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
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
55: America (peaches)
00:05:00
Today's poem is America (peaches) by Kathleen Graber.
Feb 08, 2019
54: Dancing in Buses
00:05:00
Today's poem is Dancing in Buses by Javier Zamora.
Feb 07, 2019
53: Boy in Park
00:05:00
Today's poem is Boy in Park by Laura Kasischke.
Feb 06, 2019
52: Gizzard Song
00:05:25
Today's poem is Gizzard Song by Dean Young.
Feb 05, 2019
51: The Mystical Rose
00:05:00
Today's poem is The Mystical Rose by Adelia Prado.
Feb 04, 2019
50: Dear P.
00:04:59
Today's poem is Dear P. by Victoria Chang.
Feb 01, 2019
49: The View
00:04:59
Today's poem is The View by Tim Seibles.
Jan 31, 2019
48: Elegy for Smoking
00:05:00
Today's poem is Elegy for Smoking by Patrick Phillips.
Jan 30, 2019
47: The Emperor's Deer
00:05:00
Today's poem is The Emperor's Deer by Kamilah Aisha Moon.
Jan 29, 2019
46: Origin Stories
00:05:00
Today's poem is Origin Stories by Safia Elhillo.
Jan 28, 2019
45: Self-Portrait with Sylvia Plath's Braid
00:05:00
Today's poem is Self-Portrait with Sylvia Plath's Braid by Diane Seuss.
Jan 25, 2019
44: Swatting Flies
00:05:00
Today's poem is Swatting Flies by Austin Smith.
Jan 24, 2019
43: Black is Beautiful
00:05:00
Today's poem is Black is Beautiful by Monica A. Hand.
Jan 23, 2019
42: Flesh
00:05:00
Today's poem is Flesh by Yi Lei.
Jan 22, 2019
41: Sweeping the States
00:05:00
Today's episode Sweeping the States by Jacob Saenz.
Jan 21, 2019
40: Kettling
00:05:00
Today's poem is Kettling by January Gill O'Neil.
Jan 18, 2019
39: Walking Home
00:05:00
Today's poem is Walking Home by Jay Udall.
Jan 17, 2019
38: Ode to the Pager
00:05:00
Today's poem is Ode to the Pager by Marcus Jackson.
Jan 16, 2019
37: To My Twenty-Four-Year-Old Self
00:05:00
Today's poem is To My Twenty-Four-Year-Old Self by Brenda Shaughnessy.
Jan 15, 2019
36: Quiet Places
00:05:00
Today's poem is Quiet Places by Lemn Sissay.
Jan 14, 2019
35: Poem in Which I Be a Doe & You, by Effect, Are a Wolf
00:05:00
Today's poem is Poem in Which I Be a Doe & You, by Effect, Are a Wolf by Danez Smith
Jan 11, 2019
34: Speaking Tree
00:05:00
Today's poem is Speaking Tree by Joy Harjo.
Jan 10, 2019
33: Photograph: Circa 1960
00:05:00
Today's poem is Photograph: Circa 1960 by Angela Jackson.
Jan 09, 2019