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The Slowdown
Host Ada Limón delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. In just one turn of phrase, poetry can anchor us, or shift a moment, a day, or even a whole life. Join us for a poem and a moment of reflection in one short episode, every weekday. Produced by American Public Media in partnership with The Poetry Foundation.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 989 ratings
Relaxing
Your calm voice helps me relax, thank you. The content keeps me entertained and engaged. It’s a welcome distraction to my stressful day. 😀
sydneysmom2020 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/18/21
Love this podcast
Started listening recently and Ada is fantastic. Poems are gorgeous. Much needed balm during this chaotic time.
flowerlover33 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/27/21
Judithrousseau
So glad you’re back Slowdown! Ada Limon’s voice is wonderful
Supersmartsquirrel via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/23/21
Recent Episodes
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Published 10/20/21
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