Episodes
Today’s poem is Landscape with Things by Alexandria Hall.
Published 01/27/23
Today’s poem is We Wear the Mask by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Published 01/26/23
Published 01/26/23
Today’s poem is Fragment (Stone) by Ann Lauterbach.
Published 01/25/23
Today’s poem is Improvement by Danusha Laméris.
Published 01/24/23
Today’s poem is Night Terrors in America by CJ Evans.
Published 01/23/23
Today’s poem is Shucking Oysters by Khalisa Rae. This episode was originally released on August 15, 2022.
Published 01/20/23
Today’s poem is Hammond B3 Organ Cistern by Gabrielle Calvocoressi. This episode was originally released on November 24, 2021.
Published 01/19/23
Today’s poem is Don't Think by Elisa Gabbert. This episode was originally released on March 14, 2022.
Published 01/18/23
Today’s poem is Final Poem for the "Field of Poetry" by Phillip B. Williams. This episode was originally released on June 7, 2022.
Published 01/17/23
Today’s poem is Asking About My Mother by Crystal Wilkinson. This episode was originally released on December 20, 2021.
Published 01/16/23
Today’s poem is Reading Szymborska at Friday Harbor by Patrycja Humienik. This episode was originally released on June 14th, 2022.
Published 01/13/23
In sharing poems, we take a moment to pause and acknowledge the world’s magnitude, and how poets illuminate that mystery. Join The Slowdown's new host, Major Jackson, for new episodes beginning January 23, 2023.
Published 01/12/23
Today’s poem is Red-ish Brown-ish by Trevino L. Brings Plenty. This episode was originally released on January 4th, 2022.
Published 01/12/23
Today’s poem is Not everything is a poem by Maggie Smith. This episode was originally released on March 7th, 2022.
Published 01/11/23
Today’s poem is It Must Be The Supermarket in Me by Major Jackson. Major Jackson will be the new host of the Slowdown, starting on January 23rd, 2023.
Published 01/10/23
Today’s poem is Eventually / One Point Where We Arrive by Adam Clay. This episode was originally released on March 28th, 2022.
Published 01/09/23
Today’s poem is Museum of Sex by Ellen Hagan. This episode was originally released on July 15, 2022.
Published 01/06/23
Today’s poem is Private Property by Analicia Sotelo. This episode was originally released on November 29, 2021.
Published 01/05/23
Today’s poem is On Friendship by Hagit Grossman. This episode was originally released on September 28, 2022.
Published 01/04/23
Today’s poem is Romantics by Lisel Mueller. This episode was originally released on September 30, 2021.
Published 01/03/23
Today’s poem is Meeting at an Airport by Taha Muhammad Ali. This episode was originally released on September 23, 2022.
Published 01/02/23
Today’s poem is Cherry Blossoms by Toi Derricotte. This episode was originally released on August 12, 2022.
Published 12/30/22
Today’s poem is Bury Me in the Woods of My Childhood by Erin Rodoni. This episode was originally released on December 23, 2021.
Published 12/29/22
Today’s poem is The Lonely Humans by Jennifer Chang. This episode was originally released on December 8, 2021.
Published 12/28/22