Not interested
I understand that this show captures the current popular inclinations in poetry. But I find the poems and discussions in most episodes uninteresting. This show is a reminder that modern poetry is a direct progeny of the 1960’s counterculture. I wish they would at least focus their discussions more on the technical aspects of the poetry rather than the social issues that the authors may be preoccupied by.
Crowbar Man via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/17/22
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This podcast has introduced me to new poets, new ideas about poems I’ve heard before and new ways of thinking. They are playing around with a new format - conversations between poets - which I find hit or miss, but I still come away having learned something every week.
CATHYNIC via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/24/16
an emulsion of wonderin’ and aplomb an experience so ingenious so igneous and beautiful it flows from the open, bountiful and scienceless trachea that links the world outside to the passionate magmas (thank you) in us
MurasakiFloof via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/22/19
This is one of the best out there. A wide range of topics and schools, a thoughtful and insightful discussion that doesn't over-intellectualize the poem or destroy it with too close of a reading. I don't always like the poems they feature, but I always go away having found something to...Read full review »
Glowy Zoey via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 03/14/09
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