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Poems about Motherhood by Sharon Olds and Bernadette MayerS3 Ep6 |Elisa New, Emily Oster, Sharon Olds, & Bernadette Mayer explore poems on motherhood.
Mending Wall, by Robert FrostS3 Ep5 |Caroline Kennedy, Tracy K. Smith & more read Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall” with Elisa New.
you can say that again, billie, by Evie ShockleyS3 Ep4 |Cassandra Wilson, Elisa New & more read Evie Shockley’s “you can say that again, billie.”
Cascadilla Falls, by A. R. AmmonsS3 Ep3 |DJ Spooky, Joshua Bennett, & more discuss A.R. Ammon’s “Cascadilla Falls” with Elisa New.
Looking for The Gulf Motel, by Richard BlancoS3 Ep2 |Gloria Estefan & more read Richard Blanco’s "Looking for The Gulf Motel" with Elisa New.
The Wound-Dresser, by Walt WhitmanS3 Ep1 |Tony Kushner, David Strathairn & more read Whitman’s “The Wound-Dresser” with Elisa New.
Leaves of Grass, by Walt WhitmanS2 Ep8 |Join host Elisa New to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth.
This Is Just to Say, by William Carlos WilliamsS2 Ep7 |Williams' poem “This is Just to Say” is only 28 words and ireads like a refrigerator note.
You and I Are Disappearing, by Yusef KomunyakaaS2 Ep6 |Explore the mingled beauty and horror of war, with this Yusef Komunyakaa poem.
About Poetry in America
In the second season of Poetry in America, guests join Elisa New for a lively and immersive discussion of the poems of Marilyn Chin, Elizabeth Bishop, Marianne Moore, Mark Doty, Yusef Komunyakaa, Stephen Sondheim, William Carlos Williams, and Walt Whitman. POETRY IN AMERICA premieredApril 4, 2020 (check local listings).