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I really like Tracy’s delivery. A few other podcasts I’ve tried have read poems too fast I find, but Tracy’s delivery is engaging and at a pace that allows time to digest. I also really like the selection of poems. They are on a diverse range of subjects by lots of poets which is exactly what I am after
MattRdavey via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/19/20
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I used to love poetry but fell out of reading it. I already go to so many theatre events that attending more poetry events isn’t tenable. But hearing poetry read aloud is the best and that’s exactly what Tracy K Smith does so well in each day’s Slowdown episode. Thank you for letting us into your...Read full review »
coolpen via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/29/20
Both the poems chosen and Tracy K Smith’s own insight are incredible. One of the best podcasts of any length, but I also prize it for how much it delivers in so short a time—just like much of poetry :)
sickhushpuppy via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/12/19
I’m loving this new podcast written and presented by Tracy K Smith, U.S. Poet Laureate since 2017. One poem every day, five minutes. It befits its own name, The Slowdown. It’s a mindfulness break with poetry. Give it a try and see if it doesn’t calm whatever is stirred up in you, create a space,...Read full review »
DKG3136 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/01/18
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