Recordings

Poetry Fix Episode 6: Miroslav Holub

by Chris Robinson Poetry and Poetics
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Episode 6 of Poetry Fix. Miroslav Holub’s “Ode to Joy.”

Poetry Fix Episode 5: Louise Gluck

by Chris Robinson Poetry and Poetics
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Episode 5 of Poetry Fix! Louise Gluck’s “Mock Orange.”

Poetry Fix Episode 4: Wallace Stevens

by Chris Robinson Poetry and Poetics
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Episode 4 now available on YouTube. Wallace Stevens’s poem “A Rabbit as King of the Ghosts.”

Poetry Fix Episode 3: Pablo Neruda

by Chris Robinson Poetry and Poetics
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Mary Karr and I have started a YouTube video series called Poetry Fix. Episode 3 is now available. Twice a week on Mondays and Fridays we’ll upload a 2-4 minute video where we read a poem and briefly discuss it.

Deborah Landau

by Ben Pease Poetry and Poetics
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Open the post to see the full text of each poem and a multitude of links about stuff that came up in the interview!

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Interview made possible by Scattered Rhymes and listeners like you.

100 Chimes at Midnight

by Adam Fitzgerald Aesthetics
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FALSTAFF:
My king! my Jove! I speak to thee, my heart!

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An Annotated ‘Some Enchanted Evening’

by Stuart Krimko Aesthetics

The Temptations sing ‘Some Enchanted Evening’ and you can read along with an annotated lyric sheet

Nothing to say

by Stuart Krimko Art
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I have nothing to say today, or nothing specific, only miscellany, no fashion thing has occurred to me. Here you have an image of Ferula scorodosma, the plant whose dried sap is used to make asafoetida, a rather pungent spice.

Keats Revisited: “It’s Not a Well-Wrought Urn, it’s a Well of Ashes and Wine”

by Adam Fitzgerald Academia
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That urn is cold. I find it strange that several poets and scholars speak of the beauty-truth equation as the last lines of the poem. That equation has called forth so much fuss – its bald assertiveness is immensely persuasive at first hearing, then almost instantly the mind rebels against the symmetry of identity.

Celebrating Sylvia

by Zachary Pace Poetry and Poetics
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I feel that this development of recording poems, of speaking poems at readings, of having records of poets, I think this is a wonderful thing. I’m very excited by it. In a sense, there’s a return, isn’t there, to the old role of the poet, which was to speak to a group of people, to come across.

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