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Slate's Poetry Podcast

Slate's Poetry Podcast

From Slate.com, a weekly poem, read by the author.

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"Dedication for a Plot of Ground" by William Carlos Williams

Slate's Poetry Podcast

From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads William Carlos Williams' poem "Dedication for a Plot of Ground."

1 Min

Jun 10, 2013

"This Horse" by Rebekah Stout

Slate's Poetry Podcast

From Slate Magazine, Rebekah Stout reads her poem "This Horse."

1 Min

Jun 3, 2013

"The Escape Artist" by David Lehman

Slate's Poetry Podcast

From Slate Magazine, David Lehman reads his poem "The Escape Artist."

1 Min

May 23, 2013

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Podcast
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1 min
May 21, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, David Rivard reads Edward Thomas' poem "There's Nothing Like the Sun."

1 min
May 13, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Eric McHenry reads his poem "How to Steal the Laptop of Your Childhood Nemesis."

0 min
May 2, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Terri Witek reads her poem "Tomorrow Night, Shake Me."

1 min
Apr 25, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Alicia Ostriker reads Shakespeare's "Sonnet 29."

0 min
Apr 22, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Jeffrey Skinner reads his poem "Distant Wants."

1 min
Apr 12, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Dean Young reads his poem "Upon Hearing of Another Marriage Breaking Up."

1 min
Apr 8, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads Robert Bridges' poem "Low Barometer."

1 min
Apr 8, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads Gerard Manley Hopkins' poem “No Worst, There Is None. Pitched Past Pitch of Grief.”

1 min
Mar 28, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Angie Estes reads her poem "History."

1 min
Mar 25, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Alan Michael Parker reads his poem "After Love."

0 min
Mar 15, 2013
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A recording of what is rumored to be Walt Whitman reading "America."

1 min
Mar 11, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Gail Mazur reads her poem "Late at Night."

0 min
Mar 4, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Josh Kalscheur reads his poem "Creation Myth."

0 min
Feb 25, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Nan Cohen reads her poem "The Fear of the Dark."

1 min
Feb 15, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Duy Doan reads his poem "History Lesson From Anh Hai."

1 min
Feb 11, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Mark Halliday reads Thomas Hardy's poem "Beyond the Last Lamp."

1 min
Feb 4, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Traci Brimhall reads her poem "If Marriage Is a Duel at 10 Paces."

1 min
Jan 28, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Dean Young reads his poem "Hot To Glow."

5 min
Jan 21, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, David Lehman reads Thomas Gray's “Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College.”

1 min
Jan 10, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, Henri Cole reads his poem "The Bee."

0 min
Jan 7, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, T.R. Hummer reads his poem "Blood Flower Sermon."

1 min
Jan 7, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, T.R. Hummer reads his poem "Pandrol Jackson."

0 min
Jan 7, 2013
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From Slate Magazine, T.R. Hummer reads his poem "Imperial."

0 min
Dec 20, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads Thomas Hardy's poem "The Oxen."

2 min
Dec 13, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Carol Muske-Dukes reads her poem "Gun Control."

2 min
Dec 6, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads John Donne's “A Nocturnal Upon St. Lucy’s Day, Being the Shortest Day.”

1 min
Nov 29, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Sara Peters reads her poem "Red Cloth."

1 min
Nov 26, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Richard Kenney reads his poem "I'm Going To Have To Fire the Dream Master."

1 min
Nov 15, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Alfred Corn reads his poem "Dinner Theater."

1 min
Nov 12, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Christian Wiman reads his poem "Little Killing Ditty."

1 min
Oct 29, 2012
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Frome Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads Mary Sidney Herbert's "Psalm 52."

2 min
Oct 22, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Tony Hoagland reads his poem "The Heatling Process."

1 min
Oct 15, 2012
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For Slate Magazine, Sarah Holland-Batt reads her poem "Garden Apartment, Taube."

2 min
Oct 4, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Peter Campion reads his poem "El Dorado."

1 min
Sep 28, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Rose McLarney reads her poem "Story With a Real Beast and a Little Blood in It."

0 min
Sep 24, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Mary Jo Bang reads H.D.'s poem "Helen."

2 min
Sep 12, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Brian Culhane reads his poem "Declaration to a Shade."

2 min
Sep 7, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, James Longenbach reads his poem "Cruise."

1 min
Aug 28, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Kristen Fogdall reads her poem "Letters From the Shore."

1 min
Aug 27, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Katherine Hollander reads her poem "The Wounded Soldier."

1 min
Aug 20, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads Anne Bradstreet's poem “Before the Birth of One of Her Children."

0 min
Aug 2, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Eric Rawson reads his poem "At Fifty."

1 min
Aug 1, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Yusef Komunyakaa reads his poem "Latitudes."

2 min
Jul 27, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Don Bogen reads his poem "Desks."

1 min
Jul 23, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Alicia Ostriker reads her poem "Betrayal by the Beloved."

0 min
Jul 16, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads Ben Jonson's poem "On My First Son."

1 min
Jul 9, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Howard Altman reads his poem "Desert Sounds."

1 min
Jun 29, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Patrick Ryan Frank reads his poem "Marilyn Monroe and Truman Capote Dance."

2 min
Jun 25, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Charles Webb reads his poem "Hospital."

4 min
Jun 12, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, hear Mike Wallace read Robert Browning's poem "My Last Dutchess."

1 min
Jun 8, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Gail Mazur reads her poem "Forbidden City."

1 min
Jun 1, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Karl Kirchwey reads his poem "Reading Apuleius."

2 min
May 23, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Kathryn Levy reads her poem "The Home."

1 min
May 21, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Lauren Watel reads her poem "Little Witches."

2 min
May 11, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Angie Estes reads her poem "Almost Autumn."

1 min
May 3, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads Walter Savage Landor's poem "Memory."

0 min
May 3, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads Walter Savage Landor's poem "On Seeing a Hair of Lucretia Borgia."

1 min
Apr 30, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Stephen Yenser reads his poem "Variations (for Three Old Saws)."

0 min
Apr 20, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Billy Collins reads his poem "Foundling."

2 min
Apr 16, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, C.K. Williams reads his poem "Watching the Telly With Nietzsche."

1 min
Apr 5, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Philip Schultz reads his poem "Aardvarks."

1 min
Mar 30, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Rita Dove reads her poem "Insomnia Etiquette."

1 min
Mar 26, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Paul Breslin reads his poem "Inquest."

1 min
Mar 19, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Brenda Hillman reads her poem "After a Very Long Difficult Day."

3 min
Mar 13, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Billy Collins reads Leigh Hunt's poem "The Fish, the Man, and the Spirit."

3 min
Mar 5, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Michael Ryan reads his poem "Mug."

2 min
Feb 27, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, J. Allyn Rosser reads her poem “The Five Facets of Love.”

1 min
Feb 14, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Alex Dimitrov reads his poem “Dear Friend: I have nearly died three times since morning.”

0 min
Feb 13, 2012
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Hear Robert Pinsky read a poem by Mark Alexander Boyd.

0 min
Feb 13, 2012
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Hear Robert Pinsky read Ezra Pound's translation of Guido Cavalcanti's “Sonnet XXIV.”

1 min
Feb 6, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Wyn Cooper reads his poem "Movement."

1 min
Jan 31, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Erin Belieu reads her poem "Love Is Not an Emergency."

1 min
Jan 23, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads Herman Melville's "The Maldive Shark."

1 min
Jan 13, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Joshua Rivkin reads his poem "New Economy."

1 min
Jan 6, 2012
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From Slate Magazine, Doug Ramspeck reads his poem "Life in the Woods."

0 min
Dec 30, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, H.L. Spelman reads his poem "Song of the Unseen Bird."

3 min
Dec 27, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, T.R. Hummer reads Vachel Lindsay's poem "A Curse for the Saxophone."

0 min
Dec 27, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, T.R. Hummer reads Vachel Lindsay's poem "Why I Voted the Socialist Ticket."

1 min
Dec 19, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Alan Williamson reads his poem "No. 1 Piazzetta Calamandrei."

0 min
Dec 12, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Brenda Shaughnessy reads her poem "Inappropriate Dreams."

1 min
Dec 5, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Daniel Bosch reads his poem "Dream."

1 min
Nov 28, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Robert Pinsky reads Walter Raleigh's poem "Nature, That Washed Her Hands in Milk"

1 min
Nov 21, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Chard deNiord reads his poem "Augustine's Pears."

1 min
Nov 14, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Patrick Phillips reads his poem "Alan the Plumber."

1 min
Nov 7, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Tomás Q. Morin reads his poem "Flea Circus."

0 min
Oct 28, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Poetry Editor Robert Pinsky reads William Butler Yeats' "On Being Asked for a War Poem."

3 min
Oct 24, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Joe Wilkins reads his poem "The Gospel According to Kelly, Night-Shift Manager, Forest City Fuel & Foods."

1 min
Oct 14, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Alexandra Teague reads her poem "Cartier."

1 min
Oct 10, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Joanie Mackowski reads her poem "The Baby."

0 min
Oct 4, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Poetry Editor Robert Pinsky reads Marianne Moore's "Silence."

2 min
Oct 4, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Poetry Editor Robert Pinsky reads Edgar Guest's "Home."

1 min
Sep 26, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Edward Hirsch reads his poem "The Lottery."

2 min
Sep 16, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Spencer Short reads his poem "Goodbye Billyburg."

1 min
Sep 12, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Vanesha Pravin reads her poem "City Aubade."

0 min
Sep 5, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Robin Becker reads her poem "Xenia."

3 min
Aug 30, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Poetry Editor Robert Pinsky reads Ben Jonson's poem "To the World: A Farewell for a Gentlewoman, Virtuous and Noble."

1 min
Aug 22, 2011
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From Slate Magazine, Greg Miller reads his poem "The Sculptor and His Muse."

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