Join host Elisa New to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth.
Williams' poem “This is Just to Say” is only 28 words and ireads like a refrigerator note.
Explore the mingled beauty and horror of war, with this Yusef Komunyakaa poem.
Stephen Sondheim blends lyrics and music in his poem "Finishing the Hat".
In Doty's poem “This Your Home Now,” a barber shops sparks a meditation on love and more.
Explore Moore’s great poem of marine life, with Al Gore, Jorie Graham, and others.
Katie Couric, Mary Chapin Carpenter and others explore Elizabeth Bishop's poem "One Art".
Maxine Hong Kingston, Randy Komisar and others explore Marilyn Chin's "Urban Love 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).
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