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Poetry Off the Shelf
Producer Helena de Groot talks to poets about language, dreams, love and loss, identity, connection, anger, discomfort, the creative process, the state of the world and the world of the soul. Hard conversations are welcomed—laughter is, too.
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4.6 stars from 456 ratings
The Best
I am a poet and avid, voracious poetry “learner,” so poetry podcasts have become essential for me. Helena de Groot is simply the best podcaster and reader of poetry out here right now. I was reminded by this the other day as I tuned back in to another popular poetry podcast, immediately...Read full review »
Bethiebookworm via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/19/23
The best podcast around poetry
de Groot is simply one of the great readers of American poetry. I recommend this podcast to all of my friends.
Elton Fan #1 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/02/23
Love this podcast
Found in the pandemic and love this podcast so much. Have had many great poets I didn’t know brought to my attention and love Helena’s voice and style of conversation with the poets. Lots of deep insights into the work and poets themselves. Totally addictive listening, I listen to it every week...Read full review »
Ciara E White via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/20/22
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