TODAY (Jan. 19) marks the birthday of American writer Edgar Allan Poe (b. 1809).
We celebrate the occasion with five of our favorite poems by him…
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In honor of the occasion, we offer a series of brief video clips that introduce his work…
Beauty 2016 – Our Election Meditation
that draws on John O’Donohue’s work…
A Review of
Reviewed by Jenn Moland-Kovash
The first thing you need to know about Poetry Will Save Your Life Buy it in print. Buy the hardcover edition. This is a book you’ll want to hold. Keep the dust jacket on as you read it: the jacket has a fine texture to it, the finest of fine grits of sandpaper. And once you open the cover, you’ll find a marbled green and gold paper lining the front and back. Is it supposed to evoke topography, the ranges of life? Or an art project from youth? Or do the glimmers of gold shimmer with the insights that Jill Bialosky, the author, draws from the lines of poetry tucked inside her memoir?
(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)
We are big fans of On being, and in honor of the occasion, we offer our list of the Top 10 episodes of the show…
Featuring John Lewis, Mary Oliver, Wendell Berry, David Brooks, and MORE
Krista Tippett’s Newest Book is:
Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living
Hope you enjoy these recordings!
*** Padraig O’ Tuama’s book
In the Shelter
In remembrance of the poet, we offer three recordings of her reading poems…