Poetry Off the ShelfAuthor: Poetry Foundation
22 Feb 2019

Poetry Off the Shelf

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Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

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    The Poet and the Riot

    Shortly after Martin Luther King's assassination in 1968, Gwendolyn Brooks wrote a poem about the power of riots.


  • Posted on 19 Feb 2019

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    Some Love Poems for Your Sweetie

    Poems in time for Valentine's Day.


  • Posted on 05 Feb 2019

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    100 Years of Robert Duncan

    A look into Duncan's poems on the centenary of his birth.


  • Posted on 22 Jan 2019

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    Drinking in Poetry

    To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Prohibition in the U.S., we discuss drinking poems over a few cocktails.


  • Posted on 08 Jan 2019

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    Poets We Lost in 2018

    Remembering and listening to those who died this year.


  • Posted on 25 Dec 2018

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