Wonderful poems, lovely voice, superb introductions.
peninsula poet via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/24/20
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There’s no substitute for a good guide. Tracy’s set up of each piece gives me a path by which to access a poem, with freedom to enjoy it for myself rather than trying to interpret a meaning. What a perfect vessel this is for delivering a poem each day.
Origami Girl via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/27/20
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
This is a warm space. And it’s full of lights. The conceit of this space is, it seems, to put the poem in the world. Not above it. The first minutes are about... life. The poem comes in only after the world is established. It’s worn not like a hat, but like something inward, held. A rib, a nerve,...Read full review »
MurasakiFloof via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/16/19
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